This super easy salmon marinade is heavy on the lemon garlic and fresh and dried herbs.
Salmon marinade. Discard any remaining marinade. Place salmon skin side down on grill. Putting together a quick marinade for this salmon recipe really gives it a delicious boost of flavor. Set aside to marinate for at least 30 minutes or best for 2 hours in the fridge.
Grill bake or grill salmon for about 4 minutes per side when salmon flakes when pierced with a fork. You can use the marinade to flavor small salmon fillets or try marinating a larger side of salmon. Meanwhile heat a wok with the remaining marinade and the stock add the baby corn and broccoli stir fry for about 5 mins then add the pak choi and cook for 2 mins more. It packs the fish with a ton of flavor while also keeping it from drying out essentially its a brine and marinade wrapped into one.
No longer than an hour or the salt in the soy will begin to cook the meat. I intentionally left lemon juice out of this recipe because acids like lemon juice can actually cook the salmon as it sits in the marinade. The salmon sits in the marinade for up to 6 hours then is grilled or broiled to perfection. Heat coals or gas grill.
Lay the salmon on a non stick baking tray and grill for 5 6 mins each side or until cooked through. We like ours slightly sweet with honey and use coconut aminos instead of a traditional soy sauce. The marinade for this salmon is a mixture of olive oil honey soy sauce lemon zest and herbs. Then i flipped the salmon over and found that each slice had a beautiful caramelized crust on bottom.
Rinse the salmon and pat dry with paper towels. Add the ginger and garlic to the salmon and gently rub them on the salmon. Soy sauce is the key ingredient here. Because its salty it acts as the brine injecting flavour and juiciness into the salmon flesh.
Mix oil soy sauce scallions garlic and ginger to make a marinade pour over salmon and marinate for 1 hour in the refrigerator. Simply store the marinade in the fridge until youre ready to add your salmon. And heres what goes in the salmon marinade. Plus thanks to the salt and water in this marinade you can expect less of that white stuff that seeps out of salmon as it cooks its just a protein called albumin.
You can use other types of seafood in this marinade such as halibut swordfish shrimp and scallops. Cover and grill over medium heat 10 to 20 minutes brushing 2 or 3 times with marinade until salmon flakes easily with fork. Add the rest of the ingredients to the salmon stir to mix well so the salmon are nicely coated with all the ingredients. This marinade can be made up to 3 days before you plan to use it.
When i made this soy sauce and brown sugar salmon marinade i was a little disappointed when i opened the foil packet after baking and could understand wanting to grill it. It was sort of pale and icky looking. It adds a savoury sweet garlic flavour to the salmon and makes it beautifully caramelised.