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Recipe of the day: Asian grilled salmon skewers

Get ready for a tasty dinner treat with our recipe of homemade grilled salmon skewers. These skewers feature juicy salmon pieces grilled to perfection.

Whether you love seafood or just want a yummy and healthy meal, these skewers are a must-try. Now dive into how to make these delicious salmon skewers that will soon be your family’s favourite.

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Asian grilled salmon skewers

Homemade grilled salmon skewers

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These juicy grilled salmon skewers are perfect for a balmy summers evening snack. Serve them with a fresh salad and garlic bread. 

  • Author: carmenwp
  • Prep Time: 10 Minutes
  • Cook Time: 8 Minutes
  • Total Time: 18 Minutes
  • Category: Seafood, Lunch, Dinner
  • Method: Grill
  • Cuisine: Caribbean
  • Diet: Gluten Free

Ingredients

  • 680g salmon (skinless and bones removed)
  • 3 tbsp honey
  • 2 tbsp olive oil
  • 1 tbsp apple cider vinegar
  • 1/4 cup coconut aminos (or soy sauce/tamari)
  • 2 cloves garlic minced
  • 1 tbsp grated ginger
  • 1/4 tsp salt
  • 1/4 tsp pepper
  • 2 tbsp chopped scallions
  • 1 tsp white sesame seeds

Instructions

  1. Cut the salmon into cubes approximately 3.81cm in size and place the cubes in a bowl.
  2. In a small bowl whisk together the honey, olive oil, vinegar, coconut aminos, garlic, ginger, salt and pepper. Pour 2/3 of the the marinade overtop of the salmon and leave it to marinate for 20 minutes.
  3. While the salmon is marinating, pour the other 1/3 of the sauce into a small pan on medium high heat and bring to a simmer. Leave to simmer for approximately 5 minutes until it begins to reduce. Remove from the heat and pour into a small bowl to cool.
  4. Heat the grill to high heat. Thread the salmon pieces onto skewers. Grill the skewers for approximately 4 minutes per side until they become lightly charred. Be sure to brush the salmon regularly with any leftover sauce from the bowl the salmon was marinating in.
  5. Once the salmon is done cooking, remove it from the grill, brush with the thickened sauce and garnish with sesame seeds and chopped scallions. Serve any of the remaining thickened sauce on the side.

Notes

Leftovers will last for up to 3 days in the fridge and reheating the salmon can be done in a few different ways to ensure it remains moist and flavourful.

Nutrition

  • Serving Size: 4 people
  • Calories: 166kcal
  • Sugar: 13g
  • Sodium: 496mg
  • Fat: 9g
  • Saturated Fat: 1g
  • Carbohydrates: 17g
  • Fiber: 0.3g
  • Protein: 5g

Keywords: salmon

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