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Firecracker Salmon Steaks

Rated as 4.54 out of 5 Stars

"Red pepper flakes and cayenne provide the fiery flavor that gives these salmon steaks their name. Basting the fish with the zippy sauce while grilling creates a glossy glaze. --Phyllis Schmalz of Kansas City, Kansas"
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20 m servings
Original recipe yields 4 servings


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  1. Coat grill rack with nonstick cooking spray before starting the grill. In a small bowl, combine the vinegar, chili sauce, sugar, garlic, parsley and seasonings. Grill salmon, covered, over medium heat for 4-5 minutes on each side or until fish flakes easily with a fork, brushing occasionally with sauce.


  • Nutritional Analysis: One serving equals 373 calories, 17 g fat (4 g saturated fat), 106 mg cholesterol, 565 mg sodium, 22 g carbohydrate, trace fiber, 32 g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 5 lean meat, 1-1/2 starch.


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Most helpful positive review

This was very good. It is the middle of winter so I baked for 18 minutes and it came out great. Will definitely make again.

Most helpful critical review

a little boring

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This was very good. It is the middle of winter so I baked for 18 minutes and it came out great. Will definitely make again.

Yum, yum yum!!! It wasn't hot enough to get the grill out, so I put the steaks on a rack in a pyrex, glazed the bottom and cooked it at 350 for twenty minutes, then broiled it for about eight mi...

to let everyone know i don't like fish. that said my husband caught a salmon . I didn't know what to do with it. I made this and O My God it is wonderfull!!!! I will make this again. thank you s...

I did not think the sauce was spicy as written but that was fine with me as it tasted wonderful. Did not have ginger root on hand so I substituted about 1/2 tsp. of ground ginger. Thanks

this was simply delisious! Topped it off will a dill sauce to cool of the bit. Guests raved.

Very tasty! Sweet, rich taste with a little (and I do mean little) bit of kick. Used sriracha as others suggested. I marinated the fish for ~20 minutes before cooking as one other reviewer su...

One of my new favorite ways to prepare salmon! It's not only easy (took less than 15 minutes to prep and cook), but the flavors are excellent - and they don't overpower the taste of the actual ...

Delish! I used salmon filets instead of steaks and added liquid smoke to the glaze.

MMMMM, this was delish! Scaled this down to two servings and used Sriracha Hot Chili Sauce along with the red pepper flakes and cayenne. Turned out as a fantastic glaze on our salmon filets, y...