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Whiskey Ginger Grilled Salmon


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

Recipe courtesy of Dine & Dish and The National Salmon Council


  • 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


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.