Alaska Birch Syrup Recipes - Salmon on the Grill

Great for chicken, too!

This recipe covers 1 salmon fillet (approx 2# of fish)


8 cloves of garlic
1/2 cup diced red/orange/yellow peppers
1/4 cup finely chopped red onion
2 T Olive oil or butter
1 T Paprika
1/2 c chopped fresh basil
a squeeze of lemon juice
1/4 cup white wine
salt to taste


Saute garlic in olive oil or butter. Add diced peppers and red onion. Saute lightly. Add Birch Syrup, chopped basil, and paprika. Bring to simmer quickly. Add lemon juice and pulse lightly in food processor.

Spread generously onto salmon fillets in baking dish. Pour wine around salmon. Bake covered 15 mins at 350 degrees.

Complete baking, uncovered, for 10 minutes.

For GRILLING: put salmon on oiled grill (top rack if possible), skin side down. Cook on medium-high heat for 12-17 mins (depending on thickness). Do not turn. ENJOY!