How To Cook Grilled Salmon

Salmon is a delicious fish that is rich in Omega-3 fatty acids and vitamin D, and doesn’t have the strong fishy flavor that deters some people from eating fish. Salmon is thought to provide a multitude of health benefits, including heart health, improved skin and even Alzheimer’s prevention. Its meaty texture lends itself well to grilling. You can grill any type of salmon you prefer: wild-caught Alaskan, farm-raised, and sockeye. Leave the skin on the salmon while cooking, so your filets do not fall apart when you remove them from the grill. You can flavor the filets with any blend of herbs and spices or a marinade before you cook them. Try a light and refreshing combination of lemon, pepper, basil and parsley. In this video, Chef Mark will show you how to cook a moist grilled salmon in just a few steps. In this video, Chef Mark gives an online cooking lesson on how to cook grilled salmon. For more great cooking demonstration videos, subscribe to the LearnToCookOnline YouTube channel.

Grilled Salmon Recipe

1/oz. extra-virgin olive oil
1 teaspoon sea salt
2 5-to-6 ounce salmon filets

1. Buy or cut the salmon filets into one-inch thick filets – skin on or off, your preference, or buy a salmon steak with the skin on and center bone visible
2. Prepare the grill pan if avail, by preheating it on the grill. Or just prepare and use the regular grill
3. Salt and oil both sides of the steak
4. Place on a hot medium-heat cleaned grill
5. The fish will cook quickly because of its size. About 3 minutes on each side if grill cover closed .Steak is done when center bone can be easily removed
6. Remove the fish from the grill and remove the skin if desired

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