Whiskey Ginger Grilled Salmon

Whiskey Ginger Grilled Salmon
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Dine & Dish and The National Salmon Council

Try this grilled salmon recipe with a whiskey and ginger glaze.

Recipe courtesy of Dine & Dish and The National Salmon Council

4
Servings
117
Calories Per Serving
Deliver Ingredients

Ingredients

  • 3 Tablespoons brown sugar
  • 1/3 Cup whiskey
  • 2 Tablespoons teriyaki sauce
  • 1 Tablespoon ginger, grated
  • 1 Tablespoon garlic, minced
  • 1/4 Teaspoon ground black pepper
  • 4 six-ounce salmon fillets, skin removed
  • Kosher salt, to taste

Directions

Combine everything but salmon and salt in a large Tupperware container. Whisk until smooth and sugar is dissolved. Add salmon and seal tight. Marinate in the refrigerator for 2 hours, turning occasionally.

Preheat grill for medium heat.

Add salmon fillets to grill and discard marinade.

Cook salmon for 6 minutes on each side, or until the fish flakes easily with a fork.

If desired, plate salmon and add a sprinkle of salt to each fillet.

 

Nutritional Facts

Total Fat
5g
7%
Sugar
5g
6%
Saturated Fat
1g
4%
Carbohydrate, by difference
15g
12%
Protein
1g
2%
Calcium, Ca
12mg
1%
Choline, total
2mg
0%
Fiber, total dietary
2g
8%
Folate, total
10µg
3%
Iron, Fe
1mg
6%
Magnesium, Mg
5mg
2%
Niacin
1mg
7%
Phosphorus, P
14mg
2%
Sodium, Na
147mg
10%
Water
19g
1%

Ginger Shopping Tip

Staples of Asian cuisine such as ginger, daikon, rice vinegar, and spicy chile sauces like Sriracha add bright, fresh flavors without lots of fuss.

Ginger Cooking Tip

Sriracha has good heat but also has flavor - its mild sweetness comes from sun-ripened chile peppers as well as sugar and garlic.