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Grilled Salmon with Thai Sweet Chili Glaze Recipe for Two

Grilled Salmon with Thai Sweet Chili Glaze

This Grilled Salmon with Thai Sweet Chili Glaze is easy with just 4 ingredients, and delicious with just a hint of spicy flavor.

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The salmon is marinated in a sweet chili, ground ginger and soy sauce mixture, grilled and then topped with a sweet chili, ginger and soy sauce glaze.

 

You can kick it up a notch by adding some red pepper flakes if you prefer a spicier flavor sensation.

 

Plan ahead as you need 1 hour to marinate the salmon.

 

This low-carb dish makes a perfect lunch, dinner or romantic date night meal for two. We served ours with black beans and rice and steamed broccoli.

 

How to make Grilled Salmon with Thai Sweet Chili Glaze:

Make the marinade by combining the sweet chili sauce, soy sauce and ginger in a shallow dish.

Thai sweet chili sauce, soy sauce, and ground ginger mixed in a bowl

 

Spoon 1/4 cup of the marinade into a small dish and set aside. This will be the glaze for the cooked fish.

 

Add the salmon fillets, skin side up, to the remaining marinade and marinate for 1 hour in the refrigerator.

salmon marinating in sweet chili sauce marinade

 

Cut the green onion into diagonal slices and set aside.

 

Preheat the grill for direct grilling over medium heat.

 

Brush olive oil over the grill grate and spray a grill basket with non-stick spray. Click here for a grill basket.

 

Grill the salmon for about 3 – 5 minutes depending on the thickness of the fish.

sweet chili sauce marinated salmon cooking on a grill

 

Flip the salmon over gently and continue grilling about 3 – 5 minutes or until browned in spots and opaque in the center.

second side of salmon grilling with sweet chili sauce marinade

 

Transfer the salmon to serving plates and pour the reserved sauce over top.

 

Garnish with green onions if desired and serve.

 

Grilled Salmon with Thai Sweet Chili Glaze Recipe for Two

 

 

 

Yield: 2 servings

Grilled Salmon with Thai Sweet Chili Glaze

This Grilled Salmon with Thai Sweet Chili Glaze is easy with just 4 ingredients, and delicious with just a hint of spicy flavor. The salmon is marinated in a sweet chili, ground ginger and soy sauce mixture, grilled and then topped with a sweet chili, ginger and soy sauce glaze.
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 15 minutes
Marinate 1 hour
Total Time 1 hour 20 minutes

Ingredients

  • 2 salmon filets (about 6 ounces each, skin on or off)
  • 1/3 cup Thai Sweet Chili Sauce
  • 3 Tablespoons soy sauce
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground ginger
  • 1 green onion (green parts only for garnish - optional)

Instructions

  1. Make the marinade by combining the sweet chili sauce, soy sauce and ginger in a shallow dish.
  2. Spoon 1/4 cup of the marinade into a small dish and set aside. This will be the glaze for the cooked fish.
  3. Add the salmon fillets, skin side up, to the remaining marinade and marinate for 1 hour in refrigerator.
  4. Cut the green onion into diagonal slices and set aside.
  5. Preheat the grill for direct grilling over medium heat.
  6. Brush olive oil over the grill grate and spray a grill basket with non-stick spray. Click for a grill basket.
  7. Grill the salmon for about 3 - 5 minutes depending on the thickness of the fish.
  8. Flip the salmon over gently and continue grilling about 3 - 5 minutes or until browned in spots and opaque in the center.
  9. Transfer the salmon to serving plates and pour the reserved sauce over top.
  10. Garnish with green onions if desired and serve.

Notes

You can kick it up a notch by adding some red pepper flakes if you prefer a spicier flavor sensation.

Nutrition Information:

Yield:

2

Amount Per Serving:Calories: 348 Saturated Fat: 1g Cholesterol: 93mg Sodium: 2009mg Carbohydrates: 23g Sugar: 20g Protein: 37g

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