Island Salmon and Asparagus

Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 20 minutes
Total Time 1 hour 30 minutes
Servings 4 servings


  • 4 medium wild caught salmon fillets
  • 1 cup unsweetened coconut milk
  • 1 large lime juiced
  • 4 teaspoons grated fresh ginger
  • 3 cloves garlic minced
  • 1 teaspoon coconut aminos
  • 1 teaspoon minced seeded jalapeno
  • 1/4 cup chopped cilantro
  • 1/4 cup chopped green onion
  • 2 tablespoons ghee or use coconut oil
  • 1 pound asparagus spears trimmed
  • 1 tablespoon extra virgin olive oil


  • Do Ahead Tip: Marinate for 1 hour, (see recipe).
  • In a large bowl, place salmon fillets; add next 8 ingredients (coconut milk through green onion);mix well. Cover bowl and let sit overnight in the refrigerator, or at room temperature for 1 hour.
  • Preheat grill pan or skillet to MEDIUM-HIGH. Brush grill pan with ghee; season asparagus with sea salt, pepper, and olive oil and place directly on grill pan for 3 to 4 minutes, or until tender;remove and set aside. Place seasoned salmon on grill pan and cook for 2 to 3 minutes per side,or until the fish reaches the desired doneness; remove from grill pan, pair with asparagus and serve.
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