Mean Chef's Grilled Salmon With Red Currant Glaze

Recipe by Halcyon Eve
READY IN: 23mins




  • Preheat an outdoor grill (to high if using a gas grill) and oil the grill grate.
  • Melt ½ cup jelly in a small saucepan over low heat.
  • Season salmon with salt and pepper and brush both sides with melted jelly.
  • Grill until fish is opaque in the thickest part, about 8 minutes.
  • Turn the pieces halfway through cooking time.
  • While salmon is cooking, melt remaining ½ cup jelly over low heat.
  • Add lemon juice, vinegar and mustard.
  • Whisk in the olive oil and season with salt and pepper.
  • Keep warm.
  • Set the grilled salmon on individual plates, spoon the sauce partly over and around the fish, and garnish with fruit if using.
  • notes: The salmon can also be cooked in a preheated 450-degree oven.
  • Place a heavy, oven-proof 12-inch skillet on medium heat 5 minutes.
  • Pour about 2 teaspoons olive oil into pan.
  • Put salmon into the pan and brown.
  • (If using fillet with skin, the skin side should be facing up.) Turn and pour melted jelly over salmon; season with salt and pepper.
  • Place skillet in oven and bake a total of 12 minutes per inch of thickness.
  • Or brown the salmon in 2 batches, transfer to a baking dish and bake.