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Grilled salmon with fresh herbs

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Ingredient list

4 Tbsp chopped fresh basil
1 Tbsp chopped fresh parsley
1 Tbsp chopped fresh oregano,or dried
1 Tbsp minced garlic
2 Tbsp lemon juice
4 salmon filets 5 0z
black pepper to taste
4 green olives (IF you like olives)
4 this slices of lemon

Heat the grill, lightly spray the grill rack or broiler pan with cooking spray. Position the cooking rack 4-6 inches from heat source. In a small bowl, combine basil, parsley, minced garlic and lemon juice. Spray the fish with cooking spray. Sprinkle with black pepper. Top each filet with equal amount of the basil garlic mix. Place the fish herb side down on the grill. Grill over high heat. When the edges turn white, after about 3-4 minutes, turn the fish over and place on aluminum foil. Move the fish to a cooler part of the grill or reduce heat. Grill until the fish is opaque throughout when tested with the tip of a knife and an instant -read thermometer inserted into the thickest part of the fish
reads 145 degrees (abs 4 minutes longer). Remove the salmon and place on warmed plates..garnish with olives and lemon slices.