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Broiled/Grilled Maple Salmon with Arugula (Rocket) Pesto
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Today’s recipe presents Salmon marinated in a delectable maple syrup, mint, and lime marinade.

Served with arugula (rocket) pesto on the side, this makes a mouth-watering main dish.

Try serving the Salmon with a chicory and cucumber salad.


Broiled/Grilled Maple Salmon with Arugula (Rocket) Pesto

Cook time under 30 minutes
Serves 4

Salmon

4 (6 oz each) wild Alaskan Salmon portions
Sea salt and organic black pepper
1 tablespoon maple syrup or light honey
1 tablespoon fresh chopped mint
Juice of 1/2 lime

  • In a shallow dish, combine salt, pepper, syrup or honey, mint, and the lime juice. Add the Salmon and marinate for 15 minutes.

  • Pre-heat the broiler or grill. Remove Salmon from marinade, allowing excess to drip off, and cook for 6‒8 minutes, turning once halfway through. Brush the Salmon occasionally with the marinade.


Pesto

1 large handful arugula (rocket) leaves
1/4 cup cilantro or mint leaves (optional)
Organic extra virgin olive or macadamia nut oil
2 oz Parmesan cheese, grated
1 tablespoons pine nuts
3 cloves garlic

  • Put all the pesto ingredients in a food processor and process into a paste.
  • Spoon the pesto over the Salmon as desired.


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