Barbecued Salmon with Basil


       Barbequed Salmon
       (photo by Jon Sullivan public domain)

Number served:

Ingredients:

  • salmon (small fillet or steak) - 4 unit
  • olive oil - 2 tablespoon
  • dried basil - 1 teaspoon
  • lemon - 1 unit

Directions:

Mix the juice from half the lemon, olive oil and basil and thoroughly coat the salmon with this mixture.

Cook the salmon over hot coals (or a gas grill) for about 5 minutes per side.

Remove fish from barbeque and test for doneness. Serve with the remaining half lemon cut into thin wedges.

Get creative: based on the statistics of over 100,000 recipes, here are some other ingredients that are commonly used with the ingredients in this recipe that you might want to experiment by adding one or two of the following (amounts adjusted assuming you making 4 servings):

  • sweet red onions : 2 tablespoon
  • balsamic vinegar : 1/2 tablespoon
  • fresh basil : 1 tablespoon
  • fresh rosemary : 1/4 teaspoon
  • dried oregano : 1/4 teaspoon
  • capers : 1/4 teaspoon
  • red wine vinegar : 1/2 tablespoon
  • fresh thyme : 1/4 teaspoon
  • red pepper flakes : 1/4 teaspoon
  • dried thyme : 1/4 teaspoon

Approximate nutrients
per serving
(% daily requirement):


  • vitamin_b12 188%

    salmon: 188%

  • niacin 75%

    salmon: 75%

  • phosphorus 67%

    salmon: 67%

  • vitamin_b6 64%

    lemon: 2%
    salmon: 62%

  • protein 62%

    salmon: 62%

  • fat_mono_unsaturated 45%

    olive oil: 22%
    salmon: 23%

  • iron 43%

    lemon: 10%
    olive oil: 2%
    salmon: 30%

  • pantothenic_acid 37%

    lemon: 1%
    salmon: 36%

  • vitamin_c 30%

    lemon: 27%
    salmon: 2%

  • cholesterol 30%

    salmon: 30%

  • copper 21%

    lemon: 7%
    salmon: 14%

  • fat_saturated 18%

    olive oil: 4%
    salmon: 13%

  • magnesium 16%

    lemon: 1%
    salmon: 15%

  • fat_poly_unsaturated 15%

    olive oil: 3%
    salmon: 12%

  • thiamin 14%

    lemon: 1%
    salmon: 13%

  • riboflavin 14%

    salmon: 14%

  • energy_in_kcal 14%

    olive oil: 2%
    salmon: 11%

  • potassium 13%

    salmon: 13%

  • vitamin_a_rae 12%

    salmon: 12%

  • vitamin_e 6%

    olive oil: 6%