Cookbook author Tiffany Haugen has a passion for preparing Pacific Northwest seafood, and has contributed some of her delicious recipes for the Reel Time Northwest Fishing blog. Each of her recipes will be related to the “catch” of the week.
She and her husband Scott Haugen live in Western Oregon, and many know Scott for his writing expertise on fishing and hunting. Tiffany’s recipes have been posted regularly on Wednesdays with many other Recipes of the Week. The final recipe will be posted on Oct. 30 by local chef like Tom Douglas. The recipes will start up again in early April and run through October of 2013 with local chefs, restaurants and other tackle shop and fish market owners.
Caribbean Salmon Steaks
Recipe is from the cookbook Grill It! Plank It! Wrap It! Smoke It! Ingredients for halibut
Six to eight salmon steaks, 3/4 inch thick.
NOTE: Any fish can be substituted for the salmon steaks. Whole fillets or individual servings can be used.
Juice of two limes
Two tablespoons of canola oil
Two tablespoons honey
Three cloves garlic, minced
1/2 tablespoon red pepper flakes
Two to six dashes hot pepper sauce
Two tablespoons fresh basil or cilantro, chopped
1/2 teaspoon salt
One lime, sliced
Fresh basil or cilantro for garnish, optional
In a small bowl mix marinade ingredients until thoroughly combined.
Place fish steaks in a shallow pan. Pour marinade over steaks, turning steaks over to coat both sides. Marinate 5 to 10 minutes.
Place steaks on a well-greased, hot grill. Grill 4 to 5 minutes per side or until fish is opaque and flakes in large chunks.
Serve topped with a slice of lime and fresh basil or cilantro.