1 1/2 lbs salmon fillet, skin on
2 Tbsp. chili oil (or subsititute 2 Tbsp. olive oil plus hot pepper sauce to taste)
2 Tbsp. lime juice
2 Tbsp. finely chopped cilantro
1 Tbsp. grated fresh ginger
2 garlic cloves, minced
Preheat barbeque to medium-high, oil the grill.
Mix together all ingredients except salmon in a small bowl.
Reserve 1 Tbsp. of this mixture to season the salsa (see below). Smear remaining mixture over the flesh side of the salmon.
Sear salmon, flesh side down for 3 minutes, turn over, cover grill and cook another 7-10 minutes until salmon just flakes when pressed with a fork. Alternatively, place salmon on grill skin side down and cook, covered, 10-12 minutes.
Preparation time: 5 minutes
Cooking time: 10 minutes
Fresh Mango Salsa
1 tomato, diced
1 mango, peeled and diced
1/4 cup chopped green onion
2 Tbsp. chopped cilantro
1 Tbsp. reserved chili oil mixture (see above)
salt and freshly ground pepper, to taste
Combine just before serving.