Grilled Salmon with Lemon and Dill

Grilled Salmon With Lemon and Dill
Grilled Marinated Salmon. Annabelle Breakey/Digital Vision/Getty Images
  • 20 mins
  • Prep: 10 mins,
  • Cook: 10 mins
  • Yield: 4 Servings
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This easy grilled salmon can be fixed with either salmon steaks or fillets. The dill, garlic, and lemon marinade flavors the salmon then acts as a basting sauce.

Grill the salmon on an oiled gas or charcoal grill, or cook the fish in a stovetop grill pan. 

Plan to let the salmon marinate in the refrigerator for 1 to 2 hours before cooking. This makes a fabulous meal with hot cooked rice or simply serve the fillets with a salad. A pea puree is an excellent vegetable dish with salmon.

What You'll Need

  • 4 salmon steaks or fillets
  • Marinade:
  • juice of 2 lemons, about 1/4 cup
  • 1 teaspoon lemon zest
  • 3 tablespoons vegetable oil
  • 1 tablespoon fresh chopped dill or 1 teaspoon dried dillweed
  • 1 clove garlic, minced

How to Make It

Place salmon in a shallow, non-reactive dish. Combine marinade ingredients; pour over salmon. Cover and refrigerate for 1 to 2 hours. 

Remove the salmon from the marinade and pour the marinade into a saucepan and bring to a boil. Remove from the heat and set aside.

Grill salmon directly over medium coals, basting with the boiled marinade, for about 4 minutes on each side or until fish flakes easily.

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