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Samish Island Salmon Barbecue Sauce

Rated as 4.5 out of 5 Stars

"This recipe is a case of the whole being greater than the sum of its parts. It might sound weird, but it is delicious on barbecued salmon. For decades no one in my family has served our favorite 4th of July fish without it!"
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17 m servings 104
Original recipe yields 18 servings (2 cups)


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  1. Combine the butter, garlic, soy sauce, mustard, ketchup, lemon juice and Worcestershire sauce in a small saucepan. Heat very slowly over medium-low heat. Do not allow it to come to a boil, or it will separate. Serve slightly warmer than room temperature.

Nutrition Facts

Per Serving: 104 calories; 10.4 2.9 0.9 27 563 Full nutrition

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A very saucy sauce! We tried this with grilled salmon. I followed the recipe to a T. We thought the sauce was sassy and bright. It definitely fulfills that need for zip which salmon produces in ...

I was a little unsure about this one, but it turned out great - the flavors really complemented the salmon. I found that scaling the recipe down to 4 servings was sufficient for 2 average sized ...

Really wonderful! Had to use it with chicken as I did not have any salmon. It turned out just wonderful!

One would look at this sauce and think it sounds horrible but let me assure you that this is one of the best sauces to pour on your barbeque salmon. Just not the same without it now.

Some leave the skin of the salmon on as they grill to maintain the integrity of the fish while on the grill cooking it 4-10 minutes on the one side. I took the skin off and used a grilling bask...

We scaled the recipe down to 4 servings for two salmon fillets and grilled them, my only change was Dijon mustard in place of the yellow.