What’s For Dinner Wednesday: Grilled Salmon

Inspired by my recent trip to the Pacific Northwest in Washington State, I picked up a beautiful salmon fillet for dinner last night. Personally, I like to BBQ my salmon, but with the uncooperative weather I grilled it on the stove top and paired it with Trader Joes 3 Minute Organic Brown Rice and fresh greens with homemade Dijon vinaigrette dressing… yum!

Here are my tips for grilling salmon on the stove top:

  • Cut fillet so pieces fit on spatula to make flipping easy
  • Season with garlic powder, ginger powder, salt, and pepper
  • Drizzle with olive oil and let marinade for 15 minutes
  • On medium-high heat, grill fish meat-side down for approximately 5-7 minutes
  • Flip and grill skin-side down for the same amount of time
  • At this point I like to drizzle a little teriyaki sauce over my salmon. I turn it so the meat-side is up, drizzle, and flip it meat-side down to cook the sauce while the pan is still hot. Eventually lower heat to low/simmer until salmon is flaky and done!

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