Brad and I love salmon, so when his sister Karen sent me this recipe, I knew I would have to give it a try. Karen lives in the Pacific Northwest and cooks a lot of salmon, and thought Brad and I would like the Asian flavors of this particular dish. She was right – we loved the mixture of the ginger, soy and sesame, both as components of the marinade and the accompanying Honey Sesame Ginger Glaze.
Karen’s recipe (which I’m sure she got off the Internet because I’ve seen several that match hers) calls for broiling this in the oven, but we cooked ours on the grill. I also tweaked some of the ingredients and used less brown sugar and more garlic. I added some fresh lemon juice because I think fish and citrus are meant for each other. I used dark soy sauce instead of regular since that’s all I had on hand. Also, her recipe did not specify the type of salmon, so I used my favorite, sockeye. I’m sure any type of salmon will work well.