Barbecue Salmon With Zucchini And Quinoa Recipe

Recipe By Slurrp

This barbecue salmon with zucchini and quinoa is a healthy and flavorful dish that is perfect for a summer cookout. The salmon is marinated in a tangy barbecue sauce and then grilled to perfection, giving it a smoky and delicious flavor. The zucchini is grilled until tender and adds a fresh and crunchy element to the dish. The quinoa is cooked until fluffy and serves as a nutritious base for the salmon and zucchini. This dish is not only tasty but also packed with protein and essential nutrients.

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Barbecue Salmon With Zucchini And Quinoa

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Ingredients for Barbecue Salmon With Zucchini And Quinoa Recipe

  • 1 Salmon Fillets
  • 0.13 cup Barbecue Sauce
  • 1/4 tablespoon Lemon Juice
  • 1/4 teaspoon Garlic Powder
  • 0.13 teaspoon Salt
  • 1/2 Zucchini
  • 1/4 tablespoon Olive Oil
  • As required Salt And Pepper, To Taste
  • 1/4 cup Quinoa
  • 1/2 cup Water

Directions: Barbecue Salmon With Zucchini And Quinoa Recipe

Cooking Directions

  • STEP 1.Preheat the grill to medium-high heat.
  • STEP 2.In a small bowl, mix together the barbecue sauce, lemon juice, garlic powder, and salt.
  • STEP 3.Place the salmon fillets in a shallow dish and pour the barbecue sauce mixture over them. Let them marinate for 15 minutes.
  • STEP 4.Meanwhile, slice the zucchini into thin rounds and toss them with olive oil, salt, and pepper.
  • STEP 5.Grill the salmon fillets for about 4-5 minutes per side, or until they are cooked through and flaky.
  • STEP 6.While the salmon is grilling, place the zucchini rounds on the grill and cook for 2-3 minutes per side, or until they are tender and slightly charred.
  • STEP 7.In a saucepan, bring 2 cups of water to a boil. Add the quinoa and reduce the heat to low. Cover and simmer for 15 minutes, or until the quinoa is cooked and the water is absorbed.
  • STEP 8.Serve the grilled salmon on a bed of cooked quinoa, topped with the grilled zucchini rounds. Enjoy!

Cooking Tips

  • Make sure to preheat the grill to medium-high heat to ensure even cooking of the salmon and zucchini.
  • You can use your favorite brand of barbecue sauce for the marinade, or make your own homemade sauce.
  • If you don't have a grill, you can also cook the salmon and zucchini in a grill pan or under the broiler.
  • Feel free to add additional vegetables to the dish, such as bell peppers or cherry tomatoes, for extra flavor and color.

Storage and Serving

  • Leftover grilled salmon can be stored in an airtight container in the refrigerator for up to 2 days.
  • Reheat the salmon in the microwave or gently warm it in a skillet over low heat.
  • Serve the leftovers on a bed of fresh greens for a quick and healthy salad.
  • This dish is perfect for a summer cookout or a weeknight dinner. Serve it with a side of fresh salad or roasted vegetables for a complete meal.
calories per serving
3 g Fat7 g Protein34 g Carbs8 g FiberOther

Current Totals

  • Fat
  • Protein
  • Carbs
  • Fiber


  • Carbs
  • Protein
  • Fiber


  • Fat

Vitamins & Minerals

  • Calcium
  • Iron
  • Vitamin A
  • Vitamin B1
    < 1mg
  • Vitamin B2
    < 1mg
  • Vitamin B3
    < 1mg
  • Vitamin B6
    < 1mg
  • Vitamin B9
  • Vitamin B12
  • Vitamin C
    < 1mg
  • Vitamin E
  • Copper
    < 1mcg
  • Magnesium
  • Manganese
  • Phosphorus
  • Selenium
  • Zinc
Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet. All nutritional information presented are estimates and not meant to substitute professional dietary advice or treatment
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Recipe By Slurrp