Celebrating Moms On Fox 5 DC

Home Chef Brian Reeve and Chef “Tee” Terrell Danley on Good Day DC with special guest, Chef Tee’s wife, Portia. SNP Chefs celebrated moms by making their wives favorite dishes (Mussels & Linguine and Shrimp & Grits. (Programming note – Brian’s wife wasn’t there because she was tending to her sick mom.

Brian and Tee Preview Grilled Salmon Dishes

Chef Tee’s Grilled Salmon

Serves 2 to 4
Ingredients
Salmon

  • 4 (6 ounce) salmon fillets w/skin
  • ¼ cup mandarin orange, lime and poppy seed vinaigrette (if you can’t find this, use any Asian marinade w/ginger)
  • Salt & Pepper to taste

Salad garnish

  • 1 cup cilantro leaves
  • ¼ cup scallions, chopped
  • 1 small can (about ½ cup) mandarin oranges in their own juice
  • ½ red bell pepper thinly sliced
  • 1 Tbsp. red wine vinegar
  • 1 Tbsp. vegetable oil
  • 1 Tbsp. vinaigrette used in salmon recipe

Directions

  1. Preheat clean grill to high.
  2. In shallow dish, coat salmon fillets w/vinaigrette; set aside.
  3. In medium bowl, add salad garnish ingredients; toss together; set aside.
  4. Rub grill with oiled rag to prevent salmon from sticking.
  5. Season both sides of salmon w/Salt & Pepper.
  6. Place salmon on grill skin side down; cook for about 3 minutes.
  7. Carefully turn salmon over; cook about 5 minutes or until desired doneness.
  8. Transfer salmon to platter; top w/ salad garnish; serve.

 

Brian’s Grilled Cedar-Plank Salmon

Serves 6 to 8
Prep time: 30 minutes; cooking time: 10-to-15 minutes
Ingredients

  • 2 (10-to-12 oz.) salmon fillets
  • Olive oil
  • Salt & Pepper
  • Lemon pepper
  • 1 (6 oz.) can crab claw meat
  • 2 Tbsps. mayonnaise
  • Juice from ½ lemon
  • Old Bay Seasoning to taste
  • 2 (about ¼ -inch thick, 12 inches long) cedar planks; available at most hardware stores)

Directions

  1. Soak cedar planks in water for ½ hour; remove from water; set aside.
  2. Preheat grill to medium heat.
  3. Drizzle little oil on top of fillets; season w/ Salt & Pepper; set aside.
  4. In medium bowl, combine crab, mayonnaise, lemon juice, Old Bay seasoning to taste.
  5. Spoon ½ crab mixture on top of salmon fillet; spread mixture out a little.
  6. Put fillet on top of cedar plank; set aside.
  7. Repeat step 5 and 6.
  8. Put cedar planks on grill; cook for 10-to-15 minutes or until crab mixture is lightly browned on top, salmon starts to flake).

**Note:  You can reuse the cedar planks until they become too charred to use.