Grilled Salmon with Basil-Lime Butter Sauce

Grilled Salmon with Basil-Lime Butter Sauce
Grilled Salmon with Basil-Lime Butter Sauce, Orzo Pilaf with Tomatoes & Feta, and Grilled Zucchini & Summer Squash

This Grilled Salmon with Basil-Lime Butter Sauce is a light and filling main dish. Serve it with Orzo Pilaf with Tomatoes & Feta and Grilled Zucchini & Summer Squash.

Grilled Salmon with Basil-Lime Butter Sauce
 
Ingredients
  • Grilled Salmon
  • with Basil-Lime Butter Sauce
  • Makes 4 servings
  • 4 (6-ounce) salmon fillets
  • 2 tablespoons butter, melted
  • ¼ teaspoon salt
  • ¼ teaspoon ground black pepper
  • Basil-Lime Butter Sauce (recipe follows)
Instructions
  1. Brush salmon fillets with melted butter. Sprinkle evenly with salt and pepper. Grill, covered, over medium-high heat (350° to 400°) for 5 to 7 minutes per side or until desired degree of doneness. Serve with Basil-Lime Butter Sauce.
Basil-Lime Butter Sauce
 
Makes about ¾ cup
Ingredients
  • 1 teaspoon lime zest
  • 2 tablespoons fresh lime juice
  • 1 tablespoon white balsamic vinegar
  • 1½ teaspoons minced garlic
  • ¼ teaspoon salt
  • ¼ teaspoon ground black pepper
  • ½ cup butter, melted
  • ¼ cup chopped fresh basil
Instructions
  1. In the container of a blender, combine lime zest, lime juice, vinegar, garlic, salt, and pepper. With blender running, add melted butter in a slow, steady stream until blended. Add basil, and process just until combined.

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