Grilled Whiskey Salmon Salad

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Grilled Whiskey Salmon Salad

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Recipe Data

4
Servings
10min
Prep
1hr26min
Total

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Description

Did you know you can marinate salmon in whiskey and then char it on the grill to create a flavorful salad? Well, now you know!

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Ingredients
Serves 4
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4(6-oz. each) salmon fillets
½ c.Hy-Vee canola oil
¼ c.Finagren's Irish whiskey
1 tbsp.fresh dill, chopped, plus additional for garnish
2 tsp.Hy-Vee brown sugar, packed
1 tsp.lemon zest
¼ tsp.Hy-Vee salt
¼ c.Hy-Vee apple cider vinegar
1 tbsp.Hy-Vee Dijon mustard
1 head(s)romaine lettuce, halved
1 tbsp.Gustare Vita olive oil
¼red onion, thinly sliced
1tomato, chopped
c.candied pecans
Lemon, sliced, for garnish

Things To Grab

  • Paper towels
  • Large resealable plastic bag
  • Charcoal or gas grill
  • Meat thermometer
  • Silicone pastry brush

Directions

  1. Pat salmon dry. Place in a large resealable plastic bag. Combine 1/4 cup canola oil, whiskey, 1 tablespoon dill, brown sugar, lemon zest, and salt; pour over salmon, Seal bag. Marinate in refrigerator for 1 to 3 hours.

  2. Preheat a charcoal or gas grill with greased grill rack for direct cooking over medium heat. Whisk together vinegar and mustard. Slowly add remaining 1/4 cup canola oil, whisking constantly; set aside.

  3. Drain salmon; discard marinade. Grill salmon 5 to 6 minutes or until fish flakes with a fork (145 degrees), turning once halfway through. Brush romaine with olive oil; grill alongside salmon during the last 3 minutes, turning occasionally. Cut romaine into bite-size pieces; toss with red onion, tomato, dressing, and pecans. Serve with salmon. Garnish with lemon slices and dill, if desired.

Nutrition facts

Servings

660 Calories per serving

Amounts Per Serving

  • Total Fat: 50g
  • Cholesterol: 95mg
  • Sodium: 360mg
  • Total Carbohydrates: 14g
  • Protein: 37g

Daily Values

0%
Iron 10%
0%
Calcium 6%
0%
Vitamin D 100%
0%
Potassium 25%

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Hy-Vee Seasons September 2019