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Firecracker Grilled Alaska Salmon

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Looking for a salmon recipe that will really make a splash at your next cookout? Try this Firecracker Grilled Alaska Salmon! The combination of fiery spices and succulent salmon is sure to be a hit with your guests.
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Firecracker Grilled Alaska Salmon
Prep Time 20 mins
Cook Time 20 mins
Additional 6 hrs
Total Time 6 hrs 40 mins


  • 8 (4 ounce) fillets salmon
  • 1/2 cup  peanut oil
  • 4 tablespoons  soy sauce
  • 4 tablespoons balsamic vinegar
  • 4 tablespoons green onions, chopped
  • 3 teaspoons  brown sugar
  • 2 cloves  garlic, minced
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons   ground ginger
  • teaspoons   crushed red pepper flakes
  • 1 teaspoon  sesame oil
  • 1/2 teaspoon  salt


  • Place salmon filets in a medium, nonporous glass dish. In a separate medium bowl, combine the peanut oil, soy sauce, vinegar, green onions, brown sugar, garlic, ginger, red pepper flakes, sesame oil and salt. Whisk together well, and pour over the fish. Cover and marinate the fish in the refrigerator for 4 to 6 hours.
  • Prepare an outdoor grill with coals about 5 inches from the grate, and lightly oil the grate.
  • Grill the fillets 5 inches from coals for 10 minutes per inch of thickness, measured at the thickest part, or until fish just flakes with a fork. Turn over halfway through cooking.


Serving: 8gCalories: 307.2kcalCarbohydrates: 4.6gProtein: 23.3gFat: 21.5gSaturated Fat: 3.5gCholesterol: 62.9mgSodium: 649.3mgPotassium: 613.2mgFiber: 0.4gSugar: 3.1gVitamin A: 381.5IUVitamin C: 1.4mgCalcium: 23.6mgIron: 1.3mg

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