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The Best Grilled Salmon

Rated as 4 out of 5 Stars

"Growing up in Alaska, I loved salmon and halibut. Grilling is also a passion, so here is a quick and easy recipe for the best salmon that anyone can do. First timers...try it! Serve with rice and your favorite veggies."
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1 h servings 212
Original recipe yields 4 servings (4 fillets)


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  1. Preheat an outdoor grill for medium-high heat and lightly oil the grate.
  2. Rinse salmon thoroughly and place on a layer of aluminum foil. Pour lemon juice on top. Sprinkle onion and spice seasoning over fillets. Add lemon slices and onion.
  3. Place a second sheet of aluminum foil over salmon and tightly secure to ensure moist fish. Place packet on the upper rack of the grill and cook, 15 to 20 minutes. Flip, being careful not to tear the aluminum foil. Continue grilling, about 15 to 20 minutes. If salmon is completely sealed, cook until fish flakes easily with a fork, about 10 minutes more.
  4. Place salmon on a platter. Peel off skin with a spatula.


  • Cook's Notes:
  • If replacing fillets with a whole salmon, fill the cavity with the lemon juice and seasoning. After it's cooked, remove skin gently along the spine and pull meat away from bones. Remove skeleton by slowly pulling up the spine from forward end of salmon. Take your time!
  • Can be served cold as well!

Nutrition Facts

Per Serving: 212 calories; 9.9 6.8 25.1 78 61 Full nutrition

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I don't know about the best but this did turn out pretty good. I used lime instead of lemon due to personal preference and because I wanted a good crisp on the skin, I took it out of the foil an...