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Broiled Salmon With Cilantro and Lime

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“This is really delicious! I love the combination of the fresh cilantro, lime, and garlic. And to top it off, this recipe is lowfat!”
READY IN:
37mins
SERVES:
4
UNITS:
US

Ingredients Nutrition

Directions

  1. Place fish on plate.
  2. Combine cilantro, garlic, lime juice, oil and salt in a bowl.
  3. Set 2 tablespoons aside in a separate bowl.
  4. Pour the cilantro mixture over the fish (do not use the 2 Tbsp reserved marinade).
  5. Cover and let it sit 10 minutes.
  6. Spray broiler rack with nonstick cooking spray.
  7. Place salmon on rack and brush with 1 tablespoon marinade.
  8. Broil 6" from heat about 3-4 minutes.
  9. Turn steaks over and brush with remaining tablespoon of marinade.
  10. Broil 3 more minutes or until cooked through.
  11. Note: I have used two very thick salmon steaks instead of the four 3/4 inch thick ones that the recipe calls for, and I have used the same amount of marinade.
  12. However, since thicker steaks will take longer to cook, the marinade can burn.
  13. To compensate for this, I add a little bit of marinade at a time.
  14. For example, if the salmon steaks are 1- 1 1/2 inch thick or more, they can take around 10 minutes to cook.
  15. So I brush the salmon steaks with less marinade, around 1/2 tablespoon.
  16. I then remove them from the broiler after 2 1/2- 3 minutes, and add a little more marinade, reserving enough for two more applications.
  17. Then I broil for another 2 1/2 minutes.
  18. I then turn the salmon over and add more marinade, still reserving a little.
  19. I broil another 2 1/2 minutes.
  20. I then add the remaining marinade and broil the remaining 2 1/2 minutes or until cooked through.
  21. This may seem tiresome, but it's well worth it.
  22. The marinade is great and you definitely don't want it to burn!

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