The salmon sits in the marinade for up to 6 hours then is grilled or broiled to perfection.
Salmon marinade. Soy sauce is the key ingredient here. Add the rest of the ingredients to the salmon stir to mix well so the salmon are nicely coated with all the ingredients. I intentionally left lemon juice out of this recipe because acids like lemon juice can actually cook the salmon as it sits in the marinade. Putting together a quick marinade for this salmon recipe really gives it a delicious boost of flavor.
Simply store the marinade in the fridge until youre ready to add your salmon. Discard any remaining marinade. The marinade for this salmon is a mixture of olive oil honey soy sauce lemon zest and herbs. This marinade can be made up to 3 days before you plan to use it.
No longer than an hour or the salt in the soy will begin to cook the meat. You can use the marinade to flavor small salmon fillets or try marinating a larger side of salmon. Because its salty it acts as the brine injecting flavour and juiciness into the salmon flesh. Heat the grill to high.
It adds a savoury sweet garlic flavour to the salmon and makes it beautifully caramelised. It gives it a little bit of a salty sweet combination that makes for the perfect salmon. Lay the salmon on a non stick baking tray and grill for 5 6 mins each side or until cooked through. We like ours slightly sweet with honey and use coconut aminos instead of a traditional soy sauce.
It packs the fish with a ton of flavor while also keeping it from drying out essentially its a brine and marinade wrapped into one. It was sort of pale and icky looking. Set aside to marinate for at least 30 minutes or best for 2 hours in the fridge. Plus thanks to the salt and water in this marinade you can expect less of that white stuff that seeps out of salmon as it cooks its just a protein called albumin.
Cover and grill over medium heat 10 to 20 minutes brushing 2 or 3 times with marinade until salmon flakes easily with fork. Heat coals or gas grill. And heres what goes in the salmon marinade. Rinse the salmon and pat dry with paper towels.
When i made this soy sauce and brown sugar salmon marinade i was a little disappointed when i opened the foil packet after baking and could understand wanting to grill it. You can use other types of seafood in this marinade such as halibut swordfish shrimp and scallops. Add the ginger and garlic to the salmon and gently rub them on the salmon. Mix oil soy sauce scallions garlic and ginger to make a marinade pour over salmon and marinate for 1 hour in the refrigerator.
This super easy salmon marinade is heavy on the lemon garlic and fresh and dried herbs. Remove salmon from marinade. Then i flipped the salmon over and found that each slice had a beautiful caramelized crust on bottom.