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      The Best Grilled Salmon (or Trout)

      Recommended species for this recipe: Salmon or troutIngredients:1 cup maple syrup1/4 cup soy sauce1 teaspoon lemon juice2 tablespoons coarse ground black pepper4 - 4 oz salmon fillets or 2-10" trout fillets,scaled and rinsedDirections:Mix together first three ingredients to create a marinade. Place fillets flesh side down in 9x9 baking dish. Pour marinade over fillets, making sure all sides are coated. Marinate overnight for best results or for at least 4 hours. Preheat a grill.Remove fish from marinade, pat dry. Sprinkle or grind black pepper onto the flesh side of the fillets to your preferred density.Coat a fish basket with oil to prevent fish from sticking. Place fillets securely in the basket and grill 2-3 minutes on each side over very hot grill (no more than 5 minutes perinch of thickness).Recommended side dishes:Grilled zucchini or eggplant and couscous or jazzed up rice (i.e. rice with onion, peppers, mushrooms or other savory bits).