Salmon in a Cast Iron Griddle

20 mins
10 mins
2

One of the great things about grilling is it’s one of the healthiest options for cooking available. Combine this with a healthy menu, and the enjoyment and relaxation of cooking outdoors, and you can’t go wrong.

We’ve all heard that salmon is an excellent source of many nutrients, including omega-3 fatty acids, and what better way to add this hearty fish to your diet than making it a regular on your grilling schedule. To get you started, try this tasty salmon and vegetable dish.

Ingredients

FOR THE SALMON

  • 2 8-ounce salmon fillets
  • 1 medium purple or red onion, chopped
  • 4 small plum tomatoes, chopped
  • 1 green bell pepper, chopped
  • 1 can Mexican corn
  • all-purpose seasoning
  • seafood seasoning
  • 2 tablespoons dijon mustard
  • 2 tablespoons sugar
  • 1/4 cup white wine vinegar
  • 1/4 cup extra virgin olive oil
  • fresh dill

Directions

Step 1 Of 13
1
On a cutting board, dice the red onion into quarter-inch pieces.
2
Seed and dice the tomatoes and bell pepper into quarter-inch pieces.
3
Combine the onion, tomatoes, bell pepper and the Mexican corn in a bowl and reserve.
4
In a small bowl, whisk together the mustard, sugar and white wine vinegar and put aside.
5
Stream in the olive oil while continuing to whisk.
6
Season the salmon with seafood seasoning.
7
Heat the Cast Iron Skillet on a grill with medium-high heat.
8
Place the salmon skin side up and cook until golden and a little crispy at the edges, 3-4 minutes.
9
Flip and cook for 2 minutes more for a pink center, or 4 minutes for opaque fish.
10
Pour in the vegetables around the salmon and sprinkle the vegetables with all-purpose seasoning.
11
Continue to cook for 2-3 minutes, stirring the vegetables occasionally.
12
Remove from grill and top with fresh dill.
13
Transfer the salmon to a serving plate, top with the vegetables, and cover with a liberal amount of the mustard dressing.
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