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Salmon-and-Corn Mixed Grill
© Con Poulos

Salmon-and-Corn Mixed Grill


To elevate simply grilled salmon, make this compound butter of fresh corn, dill and ground caraway and let it melt over the warm fish before serving.


  1. 1 tablespoon ground caraway seeds
  2. 1/2 teaspoon ground white pepper
  3. Kosher salt
  4. 5 ears of corn, husked
  5. Vegetable oil, for brushing
  6. 1 stick unsalted butter, softened
  7. 2 tablespoons chopped dill
  8. One 2-pound, center-cut salmon fillet
  1. Light a grill or preheat a grill pan. In a bowl, mix the caraway with the white pepper and 1 tablespoon of kosher salt.
  2. Brush the corn with oil and grill over high heat, turning, until lightly charred, 5 minutes. Wrap 4 ears in foil to keep warm. Cut the kernels from the remaining cob and transfer to a mini food processor. Let cool slightly. Add the butter, dill and 1 tablespoon of the caraway salt and pulse until blended. Scrape the butter into a bowl; refrigerate for 5 minutes.
  3. Brush the salmon all over with oil and rub with the remaining caraway salt. Grill the salmon skin side down until the skin is browned and crisp, 4 minutes. Turn the salmon and grill until almost cooked through, 4 minutes longer. Top the salmon with the compound butter and serve with the corn.