Grilled Salmon and Asparagus Skewers

Category, CuisineDifficultyBeginner
Yields2 Servings
Prep Time15 minsCook Time23 minsTotal Time38 mins
 2 thick salmon fillets, skinless and boneless
 1 tbsp tablespoon finely chopped fresh oregano leaves
 2 tbsp tablespoons olive oil
 ½ tsp teaspoon sea salt
 ¼ tsp teaspoon freshly ground black pepper
 2 garlic cloves, crushed
 1 tsp teaspoon dried chilli flakes
 1 tbsp tablespoon sesame seeds
 4 asparagus spears, sliced into 3cm batons
 1 lemon, thinly sliced into 5mm slices
1

If using wooden skewers, soak them in water for at least 30 minutes.

2

Cut the salmon fillets into 2.5cm cubes. In a medium bowl mix together the oregano, olive oil, salt, pepper, garlic, chilli flakes, and sesame seeds. Add the salmon, toss to combine, and set aside to marinate for 15 minutes.

3

Prepare the barbecue for direct cooking over medium heat (180°C to 230°C).

4

Thread the salmon, asparagus, and lemon slices alternately onto skewers, and then grill over direct medium heat, with the lid closed, for 3 to 4 minutes. Using a metal spatula, carefully flip the skewers and grill for a further 3 to 4 minutes, or until cooked to your liking.

Ingredients

 2 thick salmon fillets, skinless and boneless
 1 tbsp tablespoon finely chopped fresh oregano leaves
 2 tbsp tablespoons olive oil
 ½ tsp teaspoon sea salt
 ¼ tsp teaspoon freshly ground black pepper
 2 garlic cloves, crushed
 1 tsp teaspoon dried chilli flakes
 1 tbsp tablespoon sesame seeds
 4 asparagus spears, sliced into 3cm batons
 1 lemon, thinly sliced into 5mm slices

Directions

1

If using wooden skewers, soak them in water for at least 30 minutes.

2

Cut the salmon fillets into 2.5cm cubes. In a medium bowl mix together the oregano, olive oil, salt, pepper, garlic, chilli flakes, and sesame seeds. Add the salmon, toss to combine, and set aside to marinate for 15 minutes.

3

Prepare the barbecue for direct cooking over medium heat (180°C to 230°C).

4

Thread the salmon, asparagus, and lemon slices alternately onto skewers, and then grill over direct medium heat, with the lid closed, for 3 to 4 minutes. Using a metal spatula, carefully flip the skewers and grill for a further 3 to 4 minutes, or until cooked to your liking.

Grilled Salmon and Asparagus Skewers
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