Salmon steaks are brushed generously with a homemade barbecue sauce, then grilled. They are served on top of brown-rice pilaf, which is flavored with white wine and vegetables and spiced with paprika, turmeric, and cumin.

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Ingredients

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Directions

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  • In a saucepan, heat oil over medium heat. Add onion, garlic, carrot, and celery. Cook vegetables until softened, 5 to 7 minutes. Add tomatoes; cook vegetables until very tender, about 10 minutes more. Add tomato paste, molasses, honey, sugar, mustard, cumin, 1 teaspoon salt, 1/4 teaspoon black pepper, cayenne pepper, and 2 cups water; stir to combine. Simmer gently until thickened, about 30 minutes. Transfer to the bowl of a food processor or blender; puree until smooth. Refrigerate until ready to serve.

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  • Preheat a grill or grill pan to medium hot. Season fish with remaining 1/2 teaspoon salt and 1/4 teaspoon pepper. Brush generously with sauce. Grill until fish is cooked through, 2 to 3 minutes per side. When fish is done, remove and discard skin. Serve over pilaf drizzled with reserved sauce.

Reviews (2)

6 Ratings
  • 5 star values: 3
  • 4 star values: 0
  • 3 star values: 3
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Rating: Unrated
02/09/2011
My husband has been making this once/year for me for 7 years (since our second date) and it is amazing! Looking forward to it on V-Day this year! thanks Martha!
Rating: Unrated
07/15/2009
This recipe is so simple and tastes great every time!