In BBQ Grilled Salmon, a quick spice rub transforms ordinary salmon into a flavor packed surprise. This recipe, adapted from Cooking Light, is the perfect fish for any summer cookout or party. You could even make extra of the spice rub and store it in a sealed container so you are always prepared. This rub would taste great on almost everything from fish to chicken to pork.
BBQ Grilled Salmon
1 & 1/3 lb. wild Alaskan Salmon
BBQ Spice Rub-
3/4 tsp. kosher salt
3/4 tsp. brown sugar
1/2 tsp. ground cumin
1/2 tsp. ground thyme
1/2 tsp. paprika
1/4 tsp. ground black pepper
1/4 tsp. chili powder
dash of ground cinnamon
1. Preheat outdoor grill or indoor grill pan to medium high heat. (If you are using outdoor grill, brush grill rack lightly with vegetable oil. If you are using grill pan, spritz with nonstick spray).
2. In a small bowl, stir together all of the spice rub ingredients.
3. Cut salmon into 4 portions, then use your hands to rub salmon filets liberally with spice rub.
4. Place salmon on grill, skin side down. Grill 4 minutes, then flip and grill until fish is cooked through and flakes easily (about 3-4 minutes more).
Nutrition Information--approximately 225 calories per serving