Grilled Salmon Skewers With Peanut Sauce

Salmon skewers with peanut sauce

If you like salmon like we do you are probably looking for alternative ways to cook it. Well here is a tasty twist on the chicken satay with ingredients you can probably find in your pantry. This is an adaptation of 2 recipes we found online from 2 creative recipes which we link to below. Feel free to try your own experiments. This dish goes very well over a simple with white rice.

SALMON SKEWERS:
Ingredients:
1.5 lbs Wild Salmon -- skinless
2 Limes --thinly sliced

Marinade:
1 1/2 Tbsp Sesame Oil
3 Chopped Scallions (or chives, shallots, onion)
1 C Peanut Butter
1 Tbsp Sriracha Sauce
1 Serrano Pepper thinly sliced crosswise in circles with seeds (this will give it an extra kick, you can omit)
1/4 - 1/2 Water to make the sauce a bit more liquid
1/4 C Soy Sauce

For cooking:
3 or 4 wooden skewers soaked in hot water for 1 hr.

PEANUT SAUCE
Ingredients:
1 Tbsp Grated Ginger (we used powdered ginger)
1/4 C Soy Sauce
1/2 tsp Pepper
1 Tbsp Sriracha Sauce (you can use 1 tsp red pepper flakes)
1/4 C Orange Juice
1 Tbsp Lemon Juice
3 Finely Chopped Scallions (or chives, shallots, onion)
3/4 C Peanut Butter

Directions:
Make the marinade for Salmon: Mix all ingredients in bowl except limes and salmon, transfer to plastic bag. Clean the salmon strip the skin and pull any bones, cut into 1 inch thick cubed and transfer to plastic bag marinade. Let rest for 15 - 30 minutes. While you make the Peanut Sauce. Mix peanut sauce ingredients in a bowl, sprinkle with crushed peanuts if available. Over a plate make the skewers placing a slice of lime between each piece of salmon. Grill on each side for 1 - 3 minutes. Let rest for 5 min before serving.

Credits:
Food.com: http://www.food.com/recipe/asian-salmon-skewers-with-peanut-butter-sauce...
The Inquiring Chef: http://inquiringchef.com/2013/07/16/salmon-satay-with-peanut-sauce/

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