Maple-Scotch Salmon

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Maple-Scotch Salmon

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Recipe Data

4
Servings
30min
Prep
50min
Total

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    Description

    Aged scotch adds flavor and depth to maple-grilled salmon fillets.

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    Servings and Ingredients

    Ingredients
    Serves 4
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    1(1-to-1-1/4-lbs.) wild skin-on salmon fillet, 1/2-to-3/4-inch thick
    1 tbsp.McCormick Grill Mates maple BBQ rub
    ¼ c.Hy-Vee Select 100% pure maple syrup
    ¼ c.smoky Scotch whisky, such as Lagavulin single-malt scotch
    1 tbsp.Hy-Vee dark brown sugar, packed
    1 tbsp.Hy-Vee salted butter, melted
    Fresh chives, sliced, for garnish
    Lemon wedges, for garnish

    Things To Grab

    • 15x5-inch cedar grilling plank
    • Paper towels
    • Medium bowl
    • Charcoal or gas grill
    • Meat thermometer
    • Silicone pastry brush

    Directions

    1. Soak cedar plank in water for 30 minutes. Meanwhile, pat salmon dry with paper towels. Sprinkle salmon with maple BBQ rub; slightly pat into surface of salmon. Cover and refrigerate 15 minutes.

    2. For sauce, combine syrup, whisky, brown sugar, and butter; reserve half of sauce for serving.

    3. Preheat a charcoal or gas grill for direct cooking over medium-high heat. Toast plank on grill for 2 to 4 minutes or until slightly charred, turning once.

    4. Place salmon, skin side down, on cedar plank. Grill for 15 to 20 minutes or until fish flakes easily with a fork (145 degrees), brushing with remaining half of the sauce after 10 minutes of grilling. Remove from grill. Brush or drizzle with reserved sauce. Garnish with fresh chives and lemon wedges, if desired.

    Nutrition facts

    Servings

    460 Calories per serving

    Amounts Per Serving

    • Total Fat: 18g
    • Cholesterol: 70mg
    • Sodium: 95mg
    • Total Carbohydrates: 35g
    • Protein: 23g

    Daily Values

    0%
    Iron 0%
    0%
    Calcium 4%
    0%
    Vitamin D 60%
    0%
    Potassium 10%

    Recipe Source:

    Hy-Vee Seasons July 2020