Basil Salmon Basil Salmon

Author: Canadian Living

Salmon and dill have been a culinary pair for so long that it's time to introduce the fish to another herb just as complementary — basil. This slow one-sided cooking method is the easiest and most consistent when grilling fish.

  • Portion size 4 servings
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  • 4 salmon fillets with skin (1 lb/500 g)
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 2 teaspoons lemon juice
  • 2 teaspoons Dijon mustard
  • 2 cloves of garlic minced
  • 1/4 cup chopped fresh basil


Arrange salmon fillets, skin side down, in single layer in shallow glass dish. Set dish aside.

In small bowl, whisk together olive oil, lemon juice, Dijon mustard and garlic; stir in basil. Spread over salmon. Cover and marinate in refrigerator for 1 hour.

Place salmon, skin side down, on greased grill over low heat; cover and cook for about 15 minutes or until salmon is opaque and flakes easily when tested with fork.

Nutritional facts <b>Per serving:</b> about

  • Protein 21 g
  • Calories 215.0
  • Total fat 14 g
  • Total carbohydrate 1 g
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Basil Salmon