Saturday, March 08, 2014
Grilled Salmon with Asparagus & Onions
These grilled salmon fillets don't just look great, they taste great. The flavors of asparagus, sweet onion and honey-Dijon marinade combine to make this a swimmingly-good meal.
At a glance
1/2 tsp. paprika
6 salmon fillets (6 to 8 oz. each)
1/3 cup bottled honey-Dijon marinade or barbecue sauce
1 bunch of fresh asparagus spears, ends trimmed
1 large red or sweet onion, cut into 1/4-inch slices
1 tbsp. olive oil
Salt and black pepper
Prepare grill for direct grilling. Sprinkle paprika over salmon fillets. Brush marinade over salmon; let stand at room temperature 15 minutes. Brush asparagus and onion slices with olive oil; season to taste with salt and pepper. Place salmon, skin side down, in center of grid over medium coals. Arrange asparagus spears and onion slices around salmon. Grill salmon and vegetables on covered grill 5 minutes. Turn salmon, asparagus and onion slices. Grill 5 to 6 minutes more or until salmon flakes when tested with a fork and vegetables are crisp-tender. Separate onion slices into rings; arrange over asparagus.
Ready in 30 min