GRILLED SALMON with LEMON LIME BUTTER SAUCE

GRILLED SALMON with LIME BUTTER SAUCE
6 (6-oz) pieces center-cut salmon fillet (about 1 inch thick) with skin
1 1/2 teaspoons finely grated fresh lime zest
6 tablespoons lime butter sauce
  • Prepare grill for cooking over medium-hot charcoal (moderate heat for gas).
  • Season salmon all over with salt and white pepper, then grill, flesh sides down, on lightly oiled grill rack (covered only if using gas grill) 4 minutes. 
  • Turn fillets over and grill (cover only if using gas grill) until just cooked through, 4 to 6 minutes more. 
  • Sprinkle fillets with zest.
  • Brush each with 1 tablespoon lime butter sauce. 
  • Serve with broccoli florets and rice pilaf.

LEMON LIME BUTTER SAUCE***
1 large garlic clove, minced
Juice of 1 lime
Juice of 1 lemon
1 teaspoon salt
1/2 teaspoon black pepper
1 stick (1/2 cup) unsalted butter, melted
  • Purée garlic with lime juice, salt, and pepper in a blender until smooth. With motor running, add melted butter and blend until emulsified, about 30 seconds.
modified from EPICURIOUS

***triple this and use it on the broccoli also - YUMMY!

2 comments:

Martha said...

Yum! Love all your recipes this week :)

~3 Sides of Crazy~ said...

Thanks! I'm experimenting and having some success, but also some failure on what I can eat :(

I'm making some carrot bran muffins tonight.