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Grilled Salmon Recipe

Grilled Salmon Recipe

We love to cook on the grill at our house. I've used this flavorful salmon recipe several times and we always enjoy it. The parsley, rosemary and green onions help make the tender fillets a tempting main dish that looks impressive. -Monell Nuckols, Carpinteria, California
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 10 min. + marinating Grill: 15 min. YIELD:4 servings


  • 2 salmon fillets (about 1 pound each)
  • 1/2 cup canola oil
  • 1/2 cup lemon juice
  • 4 green onions, thinly sliced
  • 3 tablespoons minced fresh parsley
  • 1-1/2 teaspoons minced fresh rosemary or 1/2 teaspoon dried rosemary, crushed
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/8 teaspoon pepper


  • 1. Place salmon in shallow dish. Combine the remaining ingredients. Set aside 1/4 cup for basting; pour the remaining marinade over salmon. Cover and refrigerate for 30 minutes.
  • 2. Drain, discarding marinade. Grill salmon over medium heat, skin side down, for 15-20 minutes or until fish flakes easily with a fork. Baste occasionally with reserved marinade. Yield: 4 servings.

Reviews for Grilled Salmon

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biergator User ID: 4109650 4315
Reviewed Apr. 15, 2013

"My husband said this was the best fish he ever had! Will try the suggestion of extra dressing and make salmon salad!!"

becky66 User ID: 1915904 1839
Reviewed Sep. 3, 2012

"As another rater stated, I also put the fillets on foil on the grill. Since I grow chives and had them on hand, I used them in place of the green onions, but that was the only ingredient change I made. Great recipe!"

bjq User ID: 3914606 1952
Reviewed Jul. 2, 2011

"I've been making this recipe since it was published in 1995. It is always a huge hit and so quick & easy to prepare."

Rylicious User ID: 5000589 2570
Reviewed Mar. 29, 2010

"This recipe was simple and delicious! I followed the ingredients exactly,except I put the fillets on foil and made a rim around them. Then, grilled the salmon for about 20 minutes,it was perfect and moist! love this recipe!!!!"

Grandmaj2u User ID: 189795 3591
Reviewed Aug. 26, 2008

"Until now I was always drying out my fish on the grill. This one turned out moist and yum."

granny_9 User ID: 1183197 2602
Reviewed May. 15, 2008

"My granddaughter fixed this for Mothers Day and it is absolutely the best salmon I have ever eaten and I am a great fan of salmon!!"

lchamp097 User ID: 1853407 3522
Reviewed Apr. 7, 2008

"Absolutely delicious! My children actually ate this meal and raved about it. I have been making extra marinade because my family loves to use it as a salad dressing."

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Wine Pairings

Full-Bodied White Wine

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