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Barbecued Alaskan Salmon Recipe

Barbecued Alaskan Salmon Recipe

"We eat salmon all summer long, and this is our favorite way to fix it," jots Janis Smoke from King Salmon, Alaska. "The mild sauce-brushed on as the fish grills-really enhances the taste."
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 25 min. YIELD:4 servings


  • 2 tablespoons butter
  • 2 tablespoons brown sugar
  • 1 to 2 garlic cloves, minced
  • 1 tablespoon lemon juice
  • 2 teaspoons soy sauce
  • 1/2 teaspoon pepper
  • 4 salmon steaks (1 inch thick and 6 ounces each)


  • 1. In a small saucepan, combine the first six ingredients. Cook and stir until sugar is dissolved.
  • 2. Meanwhile, grill salmon, covered, over medium-hot heat for 5 minutes. Turn salmon; baste with the butter sauce. Grill 7-9 minutes longer, turning and basting occasionally, or until the salmon flakes easily with a fork. Yield: 4 servings.

Nutritional Facts

1 serving (1 each) equals 158 calories, 10 g fat (4 g saturated fat), 40 mg cholesterol, 239 mg sodium, 7 g carbohydrate, trace fiber, 9 g protein.

Wine Pairings

Full-Bodied White Wine

Enjoy this recipe with a full-bodied white wine such as Chardonnay or Viognier.