Grilled Salmon with Tomato, Olive and Caper Sauce

Grilled Salmon with Tomato, Olive and Caper Sauce

Serves 6

This recipe pairs summer's best tomatoes and basil with salmon.

Ingredients: 
  • 1/4 cup extra-virgin olive oil, divided
  • 1 tablespoon reduced-sodium tamari
  • 1 lime, Juice of
  • 6 (6-ounce) salmon fillets, skinless
  • 1 medium yellow onion, thinly sliced
  • 4 cloves garlic, peeled and finely chopped
  • 3 pounds plum tomatoes, peeled and chopped*
  • 1 cup green olives, pitted and chopped
  • 1/2 cup red wine
  • 1/4 cup capers, drained and rinsed
  • 2 tablespoons thinly sliced basil leaves
  • 1/4 teaspoon crushed red chile pepper
  • 1/2 teaspoon fine sea salt
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Method: 

Mix 1 tablespoon oil, tamari, and lime juice together in a wide, shallow dish. Add salmon and turn to coat. Cover and refrigerate. Heat remaining 3 tablespoons oil in a large saucepan over medium heat. Add onion and cook until light golden, about 4 minutes. Add garlic and cook for 1 minute longer. Add tomatoes, olives, wine, capers, basil, crushed red pepper and salt and bring to a boil. Reduce heat, cover, and simmer for 20 minutes.

Oil grill grates and preheat grill. Place salmon over a medium-low fire. Cook for 2 to 4 minutes on each side, or until cooked to desired doneness. Divide sauce among six plates and top each with a piece of salmon.

*To quickly peel a large quantity of tomatoes like the amount used in this recipe, score an "X" on one end of each tomatoes, drop them a few at a time into a large pot of boiling water for 20 to 30 seconds, then drop them into a bowl of ice water and let cool before peeling.

Nutritional Info: 
Per Serving:370 calories (150 from fat), 17g total fat, 2.5g saturated fat, 90mg cholesterol, 760mg sodium, 14g carbohydrate (3g dietary fiber, 7g sugar), 37g protein
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