Serves 2 to 4

  • 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 and 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


    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 with salt and 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 with salad garnish; serve.