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Barbecued Alaskan Salmon

We eat salmon all summer long, and this is our favorite way to fix it. The mild sauce—brushed on as the fish grills—really enhances the taste. —Janis Smoke, King Salmon, Alaska.
  • Total Time
    Prep/Total Time: 25 min.
  • Makes
    4 servings

Ingredients

  • 2 tablespoons butter
  • 2 tablespoons brown sugar
  • 1 to 2 garlic cloves, minced
  • 1 tablespoon lemon juice
  • 2 teaspoons soy sauce
  • 1/2 teaspoon pepper
  • 4 salmon steaks (1 inch thick and 6 ounces each)

Directions

  • In a small saucepan, combine the first six ingredients. Cook and stir until sugar is dissolved.
  • Meanwhile, grill salmon, covered, over medium-hot heat for 5 minutes. Turn salmon; baste with the butter sauce. Grill 7-9 minutes longer, turning and basting occasionally, or until the salmon flakes easily with a fork.
Nutrition Facts
1 serving: 158 calories, 10g fat (4g saturated fat), 40mg cholesterol, 239mg sodium, 7g carbohydrate (7g sugars, 0 fiber), 9g protein.

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