Grilled Salmon with Lime Butter Sauce

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By Vicki Butts (lazyme)
from Grapeview, WA

Just a sprinkle of zest and a dab of lime butter sauce beautifully highlight the flavor of grilled salmon. From Gourmet, July 2006.

serves 6
prep time 15 Min
cook time 15 Min
method Grill


  • 6 6-oz
    center-cut salmon fillets with skin (about 1-inch thick)
  • 1 1/2 tsp
    finely grated fresh lime zest
  • 6 Tbsp
    lime butter sauce (see recipe -

How To Make

  • 1
    Prepare grill for cooking over medium-hot charcoal (moderate heat for gas).
  • 2
    Season salmon all over with salt and pepper, then grill, flesh sides down, on lightly oiled grill rack (covered only if using gas grill) 4 minutes. Turn fillets over and grill (covered only if using gas grill) until just cooked through, 4 to 6 minutes more. Sprinkle fillets with zest and top each with 1 tablespoon lime butter sauce.
  • 3
    Cooks' Note: If you aren't able to grill outdoors, salmon can be cooked in a hot lightly oiled well-seasoned large (2-burner) ridged grill pan over moderately high heat.

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