21 Popular Grilled Salmon Recipes to Try This Summer

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    Grilled Miso Salmon

    Grilled Miso Salmon
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    The miso marinade that flavors these salmon fillets is absolutely amazing and best yet, this is a quick and easy meal that can be prepared in short time. Next time you need dinner in a hurry, consider this great recipe.

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    Lemon-Dill Salmon Fillets

    Lemon-Dill Salmon
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    A fast and easy method for grilling great salmon, this recipe relies on the classic flavors and makes something fantastic. You can have this meal reading in about 20 minutes.

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    Firecracker Salmon

    Firecracker Salmon
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    Marinated in an Asian-Inspired marinade and then grilled hot and fast, this is one of the most flavorful salmon recipes I have and a perpetual favorite of mine and my friends.

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    Chili-Lime Salmon

    Chile-lime salmon
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    Cumin is a great seasoning for salmon and this a dry rub loaded with it. Okay, not necessarily loaded, but the blend of these flavors makes for a fantastic grilled salmon.

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    Cedar Plank Salmon

    Cedar Plank Salmon
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    Plank cooking is one of the best methods for grilling fish and this recipe is the classic version. As the cedar plank smolders over the heat of the grill is adds a light, smoky flavor to the salmon. 

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    Dill Salmon Steaks

    Dill Salmon Steaks
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    Typically the local store will stock salmon fillets, but if they get in the whole salmon and cut it themselves ask for steaks cut about an inch thick. Salmon steaks are easier to grill and have more flavor. These classic salmon steaks are seasoned with lemon and dill before hitting a hot fire to grill to perfection.

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    Salmon in Barbecue Sauce

    BBQ salmon
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    Barbecue sauce and salmon might sound a little different, but that is exactly what this recipe is, different. The flavors of this barbecue sauce are astounding and they enhance the grilled salmon. Use the sauce both as a baste and as a dipping sauce served at the table. 

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    Chili-Tequila Salmon Steaks with Grilled Salsa

    Chili-Tequila Salmon Steaks with Grilled Salsa
    Chili-Tequila Salmon Steaks with Grilled Salsa. Regarding BBQ, Inc.

    The tequila-lime marinade puts the flavor deep into this salmon recipe and the fresh salsa gives it a light and refreshing taste that makes this such a wonderful meal.

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    Cajun Grilled Salmon

    Cajun salmon
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    This is almost a blackened salmon recipe. The Cajun spice rub gives it a lot of flavor with a hint of heat that makes this the perfect salmon recipe for fish tacos or practically any other dish.

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    Stuffed Salmon Recipe

    Stuffed salmon
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    Thin fillets can be a challenge to grill, but stuffed and pinned (with toothpicks), they can be much easier to handle. This recipe loads up the grilled salmon with herbs and olives to give it more flavor and make a great meal.

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    Salmon with Thyme and Lemon

    Salmon with thyme and lemon
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    This quick and easy Grilled Salmon Recipe is infused with the delicious combination of lemon and thyme. If so inclined, you can use fresh herbs instead of dried. This recipe works well on both salmon filets and salmon steaks. 

    Have trouble grilling fish? Try these grill plates made of Canadian Soapstone

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    Glazed Smoked Salmon

    Glazed Smoked Salmon
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    While this recipe is great on a gas grill, charcoal really brings up the flavors. The honey-butter glaze gives this salmon a rich color and flavor. Keep the heat low and let it go so that the flavors can develop.

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    Plank Grilled Salmon Steaks

    Plank Grilled Salmon Steaks
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    The biggest problem people have grilling fish is it falling apart on the grill. Of course, this can be solved by a very clean cooking grate, a very large spatula, and patience. Or it can be solved by putting the fish on a wooden plank. Grilling planks are readily available and help make this one of the piece pieces of salmon you will ever eat.

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    Grilled Salmon Cakes

    Grilled Salmon Cakes
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    Yes, you can grill salmon cakes. The secret is a very clean cooking grate that has been well oiled right before the salmon hits the meat. Be patient and have a good, thin bladed spatula. After that, these salmon cakes are amazing and a future favorite for your family.

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    Parsley Crusted Salmon

    Parsley crusted salmon
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    Make up the Dijon mustard sauce and slather it and then coated in breadcrumbs and parsley. Don't think you can grill a breaded salmon fillet? Think again. This is a great recipe, loaded with flavor and the crust gets seared on the grill. Be gentle and it will be fantastic.

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    Caramelized Grilled Salmon

    Caramelized Grilled Salmon
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    This fast and easy grilled salmon recipe puts a rich brown caramelized coating on the fish as the light sprinkling of brown sugar roasts on the grill. This is another great salmon recipe that can be prepared in about 20 minutes.

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    Whiskey Salmon

    Whiskey Salmon
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    The whiskey marinade on this salmon pumps of the flavor of this fish and makes for a fantastic meal. With any luck, you will get a spectacular but short flare-ups when the fish hits the fire. Use long handled tongs or a spatula to put this salmon on the grill. 

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    Grilled Salmon Taco

    Salmon tacos
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    Love fish tacos? Salmon tacos are better. They have more flavor and the natural tenderness of the fish makes for an amazing taco. The spice rub that goes on the salmon before it hits the grill is loaded with flavor and makes this dish spectacular. 

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    Caper and Dill Salmon

    Grilled Caper and Dill Salmon
    Grilled Caper and Dill Salmon. Regarding BBQ, Inc.

    I love capers. Their tart flavor brings a brightness to dishes that is fantastic. This salmon gets a good dose of capers and my other favorite, dill. This is a quick and easy salmon dish that grills in minutes.

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    Salmon on a Plank with Rosemary

    Plank rosemary salmon
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    Plank grill is, of course, a great way to grill a large fillet of fish. Covered in fresh rosemary is an even better way. On the grill, both the wooden plank and rosemary will create smoke, giving this salmon an amazing flavor. 

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    Orange Salmon Packets

    Orange Salmon Packets
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    Packet cooking is a great way to fire up the grill and still cook delicate foods like fillets of salmon. Loaded up with flavorful herbs and spices, this is a great dish in a package.

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