Grilled Salmon with Sweet Jalapeño Glaze

by / ⠀Main dishes Recipes / August 22, 2014

As we wind down this summer, we’re firing up the grill as often as we can! Here, we’ve prepped a grilled salmon with a jalapeño glaze that’s softened with a dash of molasses. Serve this at your next backyard cookout! 

Serves: 4
Prep Time: 10 minutes
Grill Time: 13 minutes


Juice of 1/2 lime
1/4 cup molasses
1-1/2 tablespoon chopped jalapeño pepper
4 center-cut skin-on salmon fillets (about 5 ounces each)
Kosher salt and ground black pepper
Vegetable oil, for grill


1. Preheat outdoor grill for direct grilling over medium-high heat. In mini food processor, puree lime juice, molasses and jalapeño until smooth.

2. Sprinkle salmon with salt and pepper. Lightly brush grill grates with oil. Place salmon fillets skin-side up onto grill. Cover and cook 5 to 6 minutes or until fish easily releases from grill. 

3. Flip salmon and continue to cook 6 to 8 minutes longer or until salmon is almost opaque throughout and internal temperature reaches 135 degrees F. Brush salmon with glaze and cook 2 minutes longer. Remove from grill and serve immediately. 

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