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Salmon Marinade

It was sort of pale and icky looking.

Salmon marinade. It packs the fish with a ton of flavor while also keeping it from drying out essentially its a brine and marinade wrapped into one. We like ours slightly sweet with honey and use coconut aminos instead of a traditional soy sauce. Grill bake or grill salmon for about 4 minutes per side when salmon flakes when pierced with a fork. You can use the marinade to flavor small salmon fillets or try marinating a larger side of salmon.

Soy sauce is the key ingredient here. The marinade for this salmon is a mixture of olive oil honey soy sauce lemon zest and herbs. When i made this soy sauce and brown sugar salmon marinade i was a little disappointed when i opened the foil packet after baking and could understand wanting to grill it. Remove salmon from marinade.

Add the rest of the ingredients to the salmon stir to mix well so the salmon are nicely coated with all the ingredients. Heat coals or gas grill. The salmon sits in the marinade for up to 6 hours then is grilled or broiled to perfection. It adds a savoury sweet garlic flavour to the salmon and makes it beautifully caramelised.

Because its salty it acts as the brine injecting flavour and juiciness into the salmon flesh. Mix oil soy sauce scallions garlic and ginger to make a marinade pour over salmon and marinate for 1 hour in the refrigerator. I intentionally left lemon juice out of this recipe because acids like lemon juice can actually cook the salmon as it sits in the marinade. You can use other types of seafood in this marinade such as halibut swordfish shrimp and scallops.

No longer than an hour or the salt in the soy will begin to cook the meat. Rinse the salmon and pat dry with paper towels. Set aside to marinate for at least 30 minutes or best for 2 hours in the fridge. It gives it a little bit of a salty sweet combination that makes for the perfect salmon.

Then i flipped the salmon over and found that each slice had a beautiful caramelized crust on bottom. This marinade can be made up to 3 days before you plan to use it. Lay the salmon on a non stick baking tray and grill for 5 6 mins each side or until cooked through. This super easy salmon marinade is heavy on the lemon garlic and fresh and dried herbs.

Discard any remaining marinade. Cover and grill over medium heat 10 to 20 minutes brushing 2 or 3 times with marinade until salmon flakes easily with fork. Heat the grill to high. Plus thanks to the salt and water in this marinade you can expect less of that white stuff that seeps out of salmon as it cooks its just a protein called albumin.

And heres what goes in the salmon marinade. Add the ginger and garlic to the salmon and gently rub them on the salmon. Putting together a quick marinade for this salmon recipe really gives it a delicious boost of flavor.