The lemon and basil marinade is thick enough to spread over the salmon fillet to marinate and to use as a basting sauce during grilling.

Source: Family Circle

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Recipe Summary

prep:
20 mins
grill:
8 mins
total:
28 mins
Servings:
4
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Ingredients

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Marinade:

Directions

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  • Place salmon in baking dish.

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Marinade:
  • Combine basil, garlic, oil, rind, juice, salt and pepper in blender. Whirl until smooth paste. Spread half of basil mixture over salmon; reserve remaining half for basting. Turn salmon over to coat well. Marinate the salmon in the basil mixture for 30 minutes, turning after 15 minutes.

  • Prepare outdoor grill with hot coals, or heat gas grill to hot, or heat oven broiler. Grill salmon, basting with reserved marinade, for 4 to 5 minutes per side or until opaque in center. Transfer fish to plates. Serve with Spicy Corn Relish.

Nutrition Facts

197 calories; fat 6g; cholesterol 83mg; saturated fat 1g; carbohydrates 2g; protein 32g; sodium 241mg.
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