Recipe courtesy of Family Circle Magazine

Key West Grilled Salmon

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  • Level: Intermediate
  • Total: 33 min
  • Prep: 25 min
  • Cook: 8 min
  • Yield: 4 servings
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1/3 cup lime juice (about 2 limes)

2 tablespoons olive oil

1/2 teaspoon salt

1/2 teaspoon celery seeds

1/8 teaspoon black pepper

Few drops hot pepper sauce

4 salmon steaks (1 1/2 pounds total), each 3/4-inch thick

1/4 cup chopped green onion

1 tablespoon fresh lemon juice

1 tablespoon water

1/4 teaspoon honey


  1. Combine lime juice, oil, salt, celery seeds, black pepper and hot-pepper sauce in a small bowl. Place salmon in a shallow dish. Pour 1/4 cup lime juice mixture over fish; turn to coat. Refrigerate 10 minutes, turning once. Reserve remaining mixture for sauce.
  2. Prepare a charcoal grill with hot coals, or heat a gas grill to high, or heat broiler. Position the grill rack 6 inches from coals or broiler pan 3 inches from heat.
  3. Stir green onion, lemon juice, water and honey into reserved lime juice mixture.
  4. Grease grill rack or rack of a shallow roasting pan. Place salmon on rack. Drizzle with half of lime juice mixture from marinade dish. Grill over hot coals on covered grill 2 minutes per side or until cooked through, or broil 4 minutes per side. Serve salmon with green onion sauce.