Tuesday, August 14, 2007

Another Stellar Recipe

Once again, Cooking Light Magazine comes through. I found this recipe as I was browsing the latest edition of the Cooking Light Cookbook in Costco the other day. The cookbook itself is only $20 bucks and it's huge! Our family loves salmon and ever since we've moved to the Northwest we eat more and more of it. I picked up some very fresh wild catch salmon at Costco the other day and used it to make this recipe. It was to die for...and once again, my husband paid me the "Stormy, I wish you couldn't cook so well, then I wouldn't have to eat everything," compliment. I was grinning from ear to ear. It's simple and easy to make, enjoy!

Lime-Marinated Broiled Salmon


1/3 cup low-sodium soy sauce
1/4 cup fresh lime juice
1 teaspoon minced peeled fresh ginger
1/2 teaspoon chopped fresh thyme
2 garlic cloves, chopped
4 (6-ounce) skinless salmon fillets (about 1 inch thick)
Cooking spray
4 lime wedges


Place first 5 ingredients in a blender; process until smooth. Pour into a large zip-top plastic bag. Add salmon, and seal and marinate in refrigerator 1 hour, turning bag occasionally.

Preheat broiler.

Remove salmon from bag, discarding marinade. Place salmon on a broiler pan coated with cooking spray; broil 8 minutes. Turn, and broil an additional 4 minutes or until fish flakes easily when tested with a fork. Serve with lime wedges.


4 servings (serving size: 1 fillet and 1 lime wedge)

Nutritional Information

CALORIES 281(42% from fat); FAT 13.1g (sat 3.1g,mono 5.7g,poly 3.2g); PROTEIN 36.8g; CHOLESTEROL 87mg; CALCIUM 25mg; SODIUM 414mg; FIBER 0.1g; IRON 0.8mg; CARBOHYDRATE 7.9g

Cooking Light, MAY 2003

My notes:

1. One whole lime will squeeze 1/4 cup fresh lime juice, of course you could subsitute from lime juice concentrate--I just prefer this ingredient to be fresh;

2. Ground ginger and chopped thyme from your spice collection works just as well as fresh ginger and thyme;

3. Minced garlic from a jar works just the same as fresh chopped garlic; and

4. You can marinate more than 24 ounces of salmon using this recipe. I marinated 37 ounces for three hours and the flavor was absolutely scrumptious.


Tori said...

Now that just sounds right tasty, Storm'.

Lindy said...

So can I get salmon at the Costco here? Is it crazy expensive? Aki hates paying for it, especially when it's not even fresh. But this looks like a great recipe! I might even like it!

Staley's said...

Yes, you can get the salmon there at Costco. In this particular instance it was $5.99/lb. I've been able to get it for as low as $4.99/lb at Costco and once a few weeks ago for $3.99/lb at Albertson's. Here in the Northwest market "Fresh, Wild Catch" salmon (vs. farm-raised) for $5.99/lb is a steal.

Do it man, you won't regret it. I promise!

Rubes said...

Awesome. And yes, I will take the credit for allowing you to "see the Light".

Lindy said...

Stormy, Just wanted to let you know I made this (along with Daisy's mango salsa) for Sunday dinner. Aki loved it! I found fresh (though not wild) salmon at Wal-Mart for 4.99/lb. It was great!