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BBQ Salmon with Maple Glaze

A great “Fish on the Grill” recipe for Hot Weather cooking!  Serve with a simple simple salad to complement the spicy-sweet salmon.

Note – use 2 t regular chili powder if you can’t find ancho chile powder at your supermarket.

1 teaspoon ancho chili powder
1 teaspoon chili powder
2 teaspoons paprika
1/2 teaspoon ground cumin
1/2 teaspoon brown sugar
1 teaspoon salt
4 (6-ounce) salmon fillets w/ skin on
Cooking Spray
1 teaspoon maple syrup

Prepare BBQ grill, heating to medium.  In a bowl, mix first 5 ingredients for the rub.  Sprinkle fish with salt; rub with the paprika mixture.  Coat grill with cooking spray and place fish on grill; grill 7 minutes.  Drizzle fish with syrup; grill 1 minute or until fish flakes easily when tested with a fork.  Use a spatula to separate fish from its skin after grilling.

4 Servings – 286 Calories, 37 g protein, 3 g carbs, 13 g fat, 670 mg salt

Dill Salmon Recipe

dill salmonIngredients:

2 large cucumbers
3T rice-wine vinegar
1/2 cup chopped fresh dill
1/2 t salt
1 t sugar
4 (5 oz.) salmon fillets, skinless
1/4 t ground black pepper

Peel cucumbers in lengthwise strips, leaving thin strips of skin between peelings.  Slice cucumbers into very thin rounds, and place in a bowl with rice-wine vinegar, 3 T dill, sugar, and 1/4 t salt.  Toss to combine and set aside.

Heat grill or grill pan until very hot.  Place salmon on a tray, sprinkle with remaining 1/4 t salt and the pepper, and coat with remaining dill.  Transfer to hot grill, and cook several minutes, until nicely browned.  Turn over, and continue grilling until just cooked through and flaky.  Place pickled cucumbers on a serving platter, top with salmon fillets, and serve.

4 Servings:  266 Calories, 4 g Carbs, 12 g Fat, 24 g Protein