Barbecue Salmon

Barbecue Salmon


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About this recipe: Sweet and tangy salmon fillets are barbecued to perfection. The marinade is made simply from butter, sugar, soy sauce, lemon juice and white wine. Serve with a side salad.


Serves: 5 

  • 50g butter, melted
  • 4 tablespoons dark brown soft sugar
  • 1 tablespoon soy sauce
  • 2 tablespoons lemon juice
  • 2 tablespoons white wine
  • 575g salmon fillets

Prep:15min  ›  Cook:8min  ›  Extra time:1hr marinating  ›  Ready in:1hr23min 

  1. In a medium glass bowl, mix together the melted butter, dark brown soft sugar, soy sauce, lemon juice and white wine. Stir until dark brown soft sugar has dissolved. Reserve a small amount to use as a basting sauce; the remainder is used as a marinade.
  2. Place salmon fillets in a large resealable plastic bag. Pour in marinade, seal and turn to coat salmon. Refrigerate at least 1 hour, turning once.
  3. Preheat outdoor barbecue for medium-high heat.
  4. Lightly oil cooking grate. Place salmon on barbecue and discard marinade. Cook salmon for 3 to 4 minutes per side or until easily flaked with a fork. Baste with reserved sauce while barbecueing.

Alternative cooking methods

The salmon can also be cooked under the grill.

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