Maple Lime Grilled Salmon

Grilled salmon salad is probably my favorite meal.  This grilled salmon has a slight maple flavor offset by fresh lime, all to compliment the subtle flavor of wild salmon.  I always serve it with a green salad made with avocados and a small amount of balsamic vinaigrette so I can eat a delicious salmon salad.  The lime juice offsets the sweetness and adds another dimension.  Yum!  
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Ingredients

1/4 cup rice wine vinegar 3 tablespoons pure maple syrup 2 tablespoons orange juice 4 (6-ounce) wild salmon fillets 1/4 teaspoon salt 1/4 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper 8 fresh lime, wedges

Directions

1) Combine first 3 ingredients in a large zip-top plastic bag; add fish.  Seal and marinate in the refrigerator for an hour or two.
2) Preheat grill or grill pan to medium-high heat.  Remove fish from the bag while reserving the marinade.  Pour marinade into a small saucepan and bring to a boil.  Cook until reduced to 2 tablespoons (about 5 minutes).
3) Place fish on grill rack or pan coated with cooking spray; grill 4 minutes on each side or until fish flakes easily when tested with a fork or until desired degree of doneness, basting occasionally with marinade.  
4) Remove fish from grill; sprinkle with salt and pepper and squeeze fresh lime (very important).