Grilled Salmon with Habanero Lime Butter Recipe

Grilled Salmon with Habanero Lime Butter Recipe
Grilled Salmon with Habanero Lime Butter Recipe

Looking to spice up your salmon? Try this grilled salmon with habanero lime butter recipe for a little kick

Prep time: 25 minutes
Cook time: 16 minutes
Serves: 4

Ingredients:

  • 1/4 cup vegetable oil
  • 1/2 cup orange juice
  • 3 tablespoons lime juice
  • 1 tablespoon tequila
  • 1 tablespoon grated lime zest
  • 1 tablespoon minced habanero pepper
  • 1 clove garlic, minced
  • 4 (5 ounce) salmon steaks
  • 1/4 cup butter, softened
  • 1/4 teaspoon garlic salt
  • 1 tablespoon lime juice
  • 2 teaspoons minced habanero pepper
  • 2 teaspoons grated lime zest

Directions:

In a bowl, stir together vegetable oil, orange juice, 3 tablespoons lime juice, tequila, 1 tablespoon lime zest, 1 tablespoon habanero pepper, and garlic. Reserve a small amount to use as a basting sauce, and pour the remainder into a shallow baking dish. Place the salmon in the shallow dish, and turn to coat. Cover and refrigerate for 2 to 4 hours, turning frequently.


In a small bowl, mix together softened butter, garlic salt, 1 tablespoon lime juice, 2 teaspoons habanero pepper, and 2 teaspoons lime zest. Cover and refrigerate.


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