HOME      CONTACT      KATE'S GLOBAL KITCHEN      COOKBOOK PROFILES      GLOBAL DESTINATIONS      I LOVE DESSERTS      SHOPPING      SEARCH


Just Good Food

by John Ryan

 

Smoked Salmon Steaks
with Black Bean Sauce
... Using the Grill Like an Oven and Smoker

Serves 4

 

wood chip packet*
4 salmon steaks
Olive oil
Salt and pepper

Black bean sauce:
1 (16-ounce) can black beans
1/2 teaspoon chili powder
1/4 teaspoon ground cumin
Salt
1 lime

 

1. Start the coals and make a small packet of wood chips. Dry the salmon steaks with a paper towel, then lightly oil both sides of the salmon and sprinkle liberally with salt and pepper.

2. When the coals are ready (or your gas grill is hot), rub the grill rack with a little oil, then put the salmon on the grill for about 5 minutes. When you turn the steaks, toss the foil packet on the coals (lava rocks, "flavorizer bars"...) and cover the grill. Leave the bottom vents open, but close the top vents. The grill will soon fill with smoke. Don't uncover. Test the fish after 5 minutes or so.

3. Meanwhile, make the sauce. Don't drain the beans, just stir them and the spices in a small saucepan and bring to a simmer. Mash about half the beans with a fork to give the sauce more body, then season with lime (or lemon) juice and maybe some salt.

4. Put the salmon on a platter and pass the sauce separately.

*Wood chip packet—I don't soak wood chips. I wrap a handful or two in aluminum foil then poke the foil with a fork. Soaking chips works too. Either way, the chips aren't allowed to burst into flame, so they smoke like crazy.

 

Just Good Food

Recipes
 


Just Good Food Archive

 

John Ryan

Both chef and musician, John Ryan wrote the Just Good Food blog from 1996 through 2001.

 

This page created July 1999

Top


FoodWine
The FoodWine
Main Page

 

Thanksgiving
Thanksgiving Guide

 

   Clip to Evernote

Bookmark and Share

 

Twitter: @KateHeyhoe

 
Search this site:

Advanced Search
Recent Searches

 

Departments

Kate's Global Kitchen
Kate's Books
Cookbook Profiles
Global Destinations
Holiday & Party Recipes
I Love Desserts
On Wine
Shopping

Caffeine and You Caffeine and You
cooking kids Cooking with Kids

Archives
Conversions, Charts
   & Substitutions
Search

About the
Global Gourmet®
   Contact Info
   Advertising
   Feedback
   Privacy Statement

 
 
 
.

Copyright © 1994-2017,
Forkmedia LLC

 

 

cat toysHoliday Cat Toys