salmon

Fish envy

A friend saw my grilled fish picture on Instagram and insisted we have a grill night.

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I mean can you blame her?

We ended up getting some salmon and picked a tasty spicy and QUICK recipe.

http://bbq.about.com/od/salmonrecipes/r/bl060322b.htm

We left the salmon in the marinade for 5 minutes while making another flatbread and arugula salad and then grilled it for 16 minutes skin side down on indirect with the lid closed on the grill. I flipped mine and cooked the top for the last few minutes since it was kind of thick and I kept opening the grill to cook the flatbread. Tasty and flaky and delicious.

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Fish fish fish. Yessssss.

Spicy and sweet

 

This summer weather has me in an eternal grilling mood.

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Also my basil plant is finally leafy enough I can cook with it!

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Found a recipe for avocado basil pasta that was simple enough to assemble on my deck while I grilled some Spicy Honey Chicken and salmon burgers I found in my freezer while looking for chicken and only finding one breast.

Recipes below – I grilled my avocados for some extra flavor and the chicken glaze was less messy than the recipe led me to believe so fear not! Did get some significant flare ups the next time I grilled though so burn it off before you finish grilling – or clean your grate unlike my lazy self. I also grilled some asparagus for a snack while I was cooking the rest of my dinner – easy and tasty and fast. Drizzle with olive oil and salt and pepper and grill till bright green preferably rotating a few times without being lost into the grill.

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http://www.thekitchenismyplayground.com/2014/05/avocado-basil-pasta.html

http://www.the-girl-who-ate-everything.com/2010/05/girl-who-didnt-eat-everything.html

Enjoy! PS goes well with an IPA and a view.