Grilled Salmon Steaks with Balsamic Mustard Marinade

Cooking Time: 8-10 Min    Servings: 4

Products needed:

  • Fig Balsamic Vinegar
  • Espresso Balsamic Vinegar


  • 4 salmon steaks, 1 ½ lb and about 1 inch thick
  • Salt and freshly ground pepper, to taste
  • 3 tablespoons Olive Scene mild Extra Virgin Olive Oil
  • 2 tablespoons dijon-style mustard
  • 1 teaspoon Cajun seasoning
  • ¼ teaspoon red pepper flakes
  • 1 tablespoon lemon juice
  • 2 teaspoons Olive Scene Traditional Balsamic Vinegar*
  • 3 tablespoons chopped parsley or basil


  1. Preheat a charcoal or gas grill.
  2. Sprinkle salmon with salt and pepper on both sides.
  3. Put oil in a flat dish, add mustard, Cajun seasoning, pepper flakes, lemon juice and balsamic vinegar.
  4. Blend well with a wire whisk. 
  5. Place the salmon in the marinade and coat well on both sides.
  6. Cover with plastic wrap and let it stand in a cool place for 1 hour.
  7. Let stand at room temp 15 min before grilling
  8. Remove salmon from the marinade. 
  9. Rub the rack lightly with oil then place salmon on hot grill. 
  10. Cook 3 minutes and turn a quarter turn.
  11. Cook 2 more minutes. 
  12. Carefully flip salmon and cook 3- 5 minute longer depending on thickness of salmon.
  13. Remove to serving platter
  14. Sprinkle with parsley or basil and serve. (4 servings)

*can also use dark chocolate, espresso, or fig