Tuesday, February 22, 2011

Spicy Broiled Salmon

When we came back into town on Sunday we were famished but didn't want to eat out.  We picked up some salmon on our way home and I quickly found this amazing marinade on allrecipes.com. I made some changes based on what we had in the house, and it was great!

This marinade was quick to make, and was perfect with the salmon. I let it marinate for about an hour as we unpacked, and it was ready to go! I love when a slightly spicy flavour is paired with salmon.

I served this with some sauteed asparagus, and made some quick 'garlic bread' with some buns that I buttered, sprinkled with garlic powder, and threw under the broiler during the last few minutes that the salmon cooked.  This marinade would easily be enough for 4 generous pieces of salmon.

Spicy Broiled Salmon

  • 2 salmon fillets
  • 1/2 cup vegetable oil
  • 1/4 cup soya sauce
  • 1/4 cup red wine vinegar
  • 4 green onions, white and green parts chopped
  • 2 tsp brown sugar
  • 2 cloves of garlic, minced
  • 1 1/2 tsp ground ginger
  • 2 tsp crushed red pepper flakes
  • 1 tsp sesame oil
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  1. In a medium bowl, whisk together the vegetable oil, soya sauce, vinegar, green onion, brown sugar, ground ginger, garlic, red pepper flakes, sesame oil, and salt
  2. Place the salmon in a glass dish, and pour the marinade on top
  3. Cover and let marinate for at least one hour, flipping after about 30 minutes
  4. When ready to cook, cover a cookie sheet with tin foil and turn on the broiler
  5. Place the salmon on the prepared cookie sheet, and discard the marinade
  6. Broil for 8 - 15 minutes (depending on the thickness of the salmon), until the fish is cooked through
  7. Enjoy!


  1. Just finished our meal and this salmon was delicious! Thanks for another great recipe:) (ps. no red wine vinegar in the house so we wasted good red wine and added a bit of vinegar)

  2. Hey Lynn!
    I am so glad you enjoyed it!! :) Hopefully you finished off the rest of the red wine, it's no good if you let a bottle sit half-empy :D