Grilled Salmon With Jalapeno Butter

“Spicy butter adds instant flavour to grilled salmon. This is a clipping from a decade old magazine. **Edit June 24/07 - after reading some of the reviews I had to revisit this recipe and try it grilled and it IS so much better that way. Add a little bit of garlic powder and salt & pepper to it first then grill about 5 to 6 minutes per side (Depending on how thick it is) Thanks for the tips - this has made a good recipe great :)”

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. For Jalapeño Butter:.
  2. Combine ginger, garlic and jalapeño peppers in a blender or food processor. Process until finely chopped. Add cilantro and process until combined. Stir in butter.
  3. On a piece of plastic wrap, shape butter into a 6 inch long log. Seal and chill until serving time.
  4. Sprinkle salmon with salt & pepper. Wrap salmon in foil and place on grill. Grill for 10 to 12 minutes, flipping package over half way. Fish is done when it flakes easily when tested with a fork.
  5. To serve, place a 3/4 inch slice of jalapeño butter on top of each serving of salmon.
  6. Seal remaining butter and freeze up to 3 months.

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