Rating: 4.33 stars
18 Ratings
  • 5 star values: 10
  • 4 star values: 6
  • 3 star values: 1
  • 2 star values: 0
  • 1 star values: 1

This lemon-garlic seasoned soy sauce and brown sugar marinade is a perfect compliment to rich salmon fillets. So good, and so good for you!

Recipe Summary

prep:
15 mins
cook:
15 mins
additional:
30 mins
total:
1 hr
Servings:
6
Yield:
6 servings
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Ingredients

6
Original recipe yields 6 servings
The ingredient list now reflects the servings specified
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Directions

Instructions Checklist
  • Stir together lemon juice, lemon zest, soy sauce, brown sugar, garlic and olive oil in a 9x13-inch glass baking dish until sugar is dissolved, about 2 minutes. Place fish flesh side down in mixture and refrigerate for 30 minutes.

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  • Preheat an outdoor grill for medium-high heat and lightly oil grate.

  • Place salmon on preheated grill and discard marinade.

  • Cook salmon until fish flakes easily with a fork, 6 to 8 minutes.

Editor's Note:

This recipe is a healthier version of Grilled Salmon I.

Nutrition Facts

299 calories; protein 23g; carbohydrates 12.8g; fat 16.8g; cholesterol 67mg; sodium 397mg. Full Nutrition
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Reviews (12)

Most helpful positive review

Rating: 4 stars
06/29/2012
This one had a little too much sugar in it for our tastes. It also definitely needed the optional salt and the addition of a little ground black pepper as well. Read More
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Most helpful critical review

Rating: 1 stars
06/18/2013
Please explain how this is "healthy". Brown sugar and soy sauce? Plus option for ADDING salt? This might be a tasty dish indeed but certainly not healthy. Read More
(7)
18 Ratings
  • 5 star values: 10
  • 4 star values: 6
  • 3 star values: 1
  • 2 star values: 0
  • 1 star values: 1
Rating: 4 stars
06/28/2012
This one had a little too much sugar in it for our tastes. It also definitely needed the optional salt and the addition of a little ground black pepper as well. Read More
(20)
Rating: 4 stars
06/18/2013
This will be added to my rotation of ways to cook salmon! I used a little less than 1/4 cup brown sugar and about 4tsp olive oil and 2 large cloves of garlic. This was so delicious but I think I could have even less brown sugar! I was surprised the flavors didn't overpower the salmon! Definitely worth trying!! Read More
(8)
Rating: 1 stars
06/18/2013
Please explain how this is "healthy". Brown sugar and soy sauce? Plus option for ADDING salt? This might be a tasty dish indeed but certainly not healthy. Read More
(7)
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Rating: 5 stars
08/07/2012
This was Perfect for me. Tangy and sweet didn't overpower the fish. I will be making this one again. Read More
(2)
Rating: 5 stars
03/15/2013
Delcious. We used the recipe to prepare 3 salmon filets. Everyone loved it. Read More
(1)
Rating: 4 stars
04/01/2017
the taste was great! the salt and sugar make we wonder how healthy it was. I think I'll try again using less sugar. I din't 'use the lemon zest and it was still very tasty. Read More
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Rating: 5 stars
12/17/2020
My husband and I just became empty nesters. We raised 3 sons on "growing boy food". It was time for a change. We are neither one crazy about fish but LOVE this recipe. Im a Texas girl, so grilling is in my dna. This is easy, simple and fast. I make this salmon at least twice a month. Don't skip the lemon zest. I did once, and it was not the same. Read More
Rating: 5 stars
03/16/2017
My go to marinate for salmon!!! Read More
Rating: 5 stars
03/01/2016
Made it just like the recipe was written. Wouldn't change a thing. Great recipe. Read More