Grilled Salmon with Brazilian Passion Fruit Glaze (Salmão Grelhado)

Salmon fillets are very quick and easy to grill. Serve with a green salad and grilled vegetables

Serves: 4Hands-on: 20 minutesTotal: 20 minutesDifficulty: Easy

Serves: 4


  • 1⁄2 cup passion fruit pulp
  • 1⁄4 cup sugar
  • 3 Tbsp. fresh lime juice
  • 1 Tbsp. soy sauce
  • 1 1⁄2 tsp. freshly ground black pepper, divided
  • 4 salmon fillets (6 oz. each)
  • 3 Tbsp. butter, melted
  • 1⁄2 tsp. salt
  • 2 cups cooked brown rice


  • In a small saucepan, heat the passion fruit pulp and sugar over low heat until sugar is dissolved, about 2 minutes. Remove from heat and whisk in the lime juice, soy sauce, and 1 teaspoon pepper. Strain sauce and divide between 2 bowls.
  • Heat the grill. Clean the grilling surface and brush with oil. Brush the salmon with melted butter and sprinkle with salt and remaining 1⁄2 teaspoon pepper.
  • When grill is hot, place the salmon fillets on the grill. Cook for about 5 minutes on each side, using 1 bowl of the passion fruit sauce to baste frequently.
  • Place rice on a serving platter and top with salmon. Drizzle salmon with remaining passion fruit sauce.