Grilled Salmon on Portobello Strips

Menu Part: 
Entree
Cuisine Type: 
American
Serves: 
24

A sweet and salty vinaigrette tops flaky and moist salmon. It is served on a bed of meaty portobello mushrooms, which serve as nice counterpoint for the salmon. The mint adds a refreshing flavor to the dish.

Ingredients

1 1⁄2 cups rice vinegar
2 tbsp. ginger, grated
2 tbsp. sugar
1 1⁄2 tbsp. salt
3 cups vegetable oil
24 portobello mushrooms, sliced 3⁄8-in. thick
24 6-oz. salmon filets
Fresh mint, chopped, for garnish

Steps

1. In a bowl, whisk together vinegar, ginger, sugar and salt to taste; whisk in oil and reserve.

2. In a skillet, sauté portobello strips in oil until tender; season to taste and reserve.

3. Season salmon filets and grill, turning several times, approx. 8 min. or until just done.

4. Place 5-6 portobello strips in center of plate and top with salmon. Drizzle with reserved vinaigrette and garnish with mint.

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