Salmon Fillets with Orange Basil Butter

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Lunch, Dinner Seafood Under 15 min 6

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Salmon Fillets with Orange Basil Butter

Description

©2005 Land O'Lakes, Inc.

Ingredients

  • 6 Tbsp. LAND O LAKES® Butter, melted
  • 2 Tbsp. orange juice
  • 1 Tbsp. finely chopped fresh basil leaves*
  • 1 Tbsp. freshly grated orange peel
  • 1 Tbsp. garlic pepper or pepper
  • 3 (12-oz.) fresh salmon fillets, each cut
  • crosswise into 2 pieces
  • 6 Tbsp. sliced almonds, toasted, if desired
  • Basil leaves, if desired

Preparation

Heat gas grill on medium-high or charcoal grill until coals are ash white.

Combine Land O' Lakes® Butter, orange juice, chopped basil leaves and orange peel in small bowl; reserve 3 tablespoons butter mixture. Brush remaining butter mixture onto fish; sprinkle with garlic pepper.

Place fish onto grill. Grill, turning once, until fish reaches at least 145 degrees F. or fish flakes easily with a fork (10 to 12 minutes).

To serve, drizzle fish with reserved butter mixture. Sprinkle with almonds and basil leaves, if desired.

*Substitute 1 1/2 teaspoons dried basil.

TIP: Grilling individual pieces of salmon fillet makes turning the fish much easier during grilling. Be sure to have a good, long-handled metal spatula to lift and turn each piece.

TIP: To toast sliced almonds, heat oven to 350 degrees F. Spread almonds onto ungreased 15x10x1-inch jelly-roll pan. Bake for 5 to 8 minutes, stirring occasionally, or until golden brown.

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