This recipe and photo come from one of our favorite writers, Janelle over at Talk of Tomatoes! For gluten-free, be sure to use wheat-free tamari.
recipe serves four.
1/4 cup soy sauce [or wheat-free tamari]
3 T maple syrup
3 T Asian sesame oil
four 8oz salmon steaks, 1 inch thick
2 inch piece of ginger, minced
4-5 cloves garlic, minced
scallions for garnish
Blend soy, syrup and oil and pour into shallow dish. Add the steaks in a single layer, turning to coat. Blend ginger and garlic, and rub into both sides of steaks. Cover and refrigerate for 2 hours, turning occasionally. Place marinade in small saucepan on stover, boil on high until syrupy, around 3 minutes. Light and oil grill; cook steaks 4-6 minutes a side over moderately high heat. Plate fish, pour marinade over and garnish with scallions.
Recipe adapted from Food & Wine, June 2007.