Spicy Herb-Grilled Salmon Steaks




Becky Luigart-Stayner

Ingredients:

  • 1/2 cup basil leaves
  • 1/3 cup mint leaves
  • 3 tablespoons minced seeded jalapeno pepper
  • 2 tablespoons white vinegar
  • 2 1/2 teaspoons minced peeled fresh ginger
  • 1 teaspoon sugar 
  • 2 teaspoons fish sauce
  • 2 garlic cloves, chopped
  • 4 (6-ounce) salmon steaks (about 1 inch thick) 
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/8 teaspoon black pepper
  • Cooking spray
  • 1/4 cup finely chopped fresh basil
  • 4 lime wedges 



Preparation:
  • Prepare grill.

  • Combine the first 8 ingredients in a blender or food processor, and process until smooth. Set aside. Sprinkle salmon steaks with salt and black pepper. Place the fish on a grill rack coated with cooking spray, and grill for 5 minutes on each side or until fish flakes easily when tested with a fork. Spoon sauce over fish, and garnish with chopped basil and the lime wedges.
Cooking Light
JUNE 2000