Salmon Fillets with Basil Butter & Broccolini

Basil infused broccoli is the perfect way to elevate grilled salmon. Healthy and delicious, this recipe is also easy to make on those busy weeknights when you still want a decadent tasting dinner.

Servings: 2
Prep time: 10 minutes
Cook time: 12 minutes

Ingredients:

  • 2 (6-ounce) salmon fillets, skin removed
  • 2 tablespoons butter, unsalted
  • 2 basil leaves, minced
  • 1 garlic clove, minced
  • 6 ounces broccolini
  • 2 teaspoons olive oil
  • Sea salt, to taste

Directions:

  1. Blend butter, basil, and garlic together until well-incorporated. Form into a ball and place in refrigerator until ready to serve.
  2. Preheat griddle to medium-high heat.
  3. Season both sides of the salmon fillets with salt and set aside.
  4. Add broccolini, a pinch of salt, and olive oil to a bowl, toss to coat, and set aside.
  5. Brush griddle with olive oil, and grill salmon for 6 minutes per side for medium.
  6. Add the broccolini to the grill, turning occasionally, until slightly charred and golden; about 10-12 minutes.
  7. Top each salmon fillet with a slice of basil butter and serve with a side of broccolini.

Nutritional Info: Calories: 398, Sodium: 303 mg, Dietary Fiber: 2.2g, Fat: 26.7g, Carbs: 6.2g Protein: 35.6g

 

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