Mouthwatering Grilled Salmon Recipes for Perfect Summer Meals
Salmon with Tomato Pesto
Our extraordinary grilled salmon marinade features a blend of jasmine tea, cider vinegar, and chipotle peppers. The flavor pairings might sound odd, but we guarantee the whole table will rave over every bite. Drizzle your grilled salmon with honey (or maybe hot honey for a kick) and chives for an irresistible bite.
Teriyaki Salmon with Pineapple Salsa
This grilled teriyaki salmon tastes like it came from a fancy restaurant. The homemade grilled salmon marinade features pineapple juice, brown sugar, rice vinegar, and soy sauce that's perfectly savory and sweet. Be sure to soak the wood planks in water for at least an hour before grilling to prevent flames.
Salmon Kabobs with Cucumber-Feta Salsa
Add some Mediterranean flair to the menu with this delicious grilled salmon recipe. The white balsamic vinaigrette dressing is an easy marinade that provides the kabobs amazing flavor. You'll love the grilled salmon with the cool, refreshing cucumber salsa made with feta, mint, and dill.
Plank-Smoked Salmon with Grilled Pepper Relish
Grill salmon on a fragrant alder or cedar plank to add flavor with ease. Pair with grilled pepper relish and a glass of crisp white wine or light beer to complement the salmon recipe. Use our Test Kitchen's tips to know exactly when your fish is done.
Grilled Salmon with Garden Mayonnaise
All you need is three ingredients (plus salt and pepper) to get this quick and easy grilled salmon dish on the table. A garden-fresh mixture of celery, green onion, tarragon, lemon juice, and mayonnaise tops the grilled salmon. Fresh asparagus spears complete the super-fast dinner.
Chili-Glazed Salmon Burgers
This grilled salmon recipe is perfect for summer cookouts with the family. Simply blending mayonnaise with Asian-style chili sauce gives your burgers a nice creamy element with a bit of heat. The tangy slaw also makes a fresh, crunchy topping.
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Grilled Salmon & Leeks with Rosemary-Mustard Butter
Grilling herbs like rosemary adds a nice smoky flavor to the homemade mustard butter in this fork-tender grilled salmon recipe. Use a pastry brush to slather it on at the end of grilling time. Enjoy this low-carb salmon dish with a whole-grain side to complete the meal.
Barbecued Salmon with Corn Relish
You might want to invest in an indoor grill because this is one grilled salmon recipe you'll crave year-round. Served on a bed of corn relish (with a hint of spice from jalapeños), it's an easy dinner that looks like it took way longer than 30-minutes to make. Drizzle on extra barbecue sauce for maximum flavor.
Grilled Salmon Salad Nicoise
This French salad usually contains tuna or anchovies. Here we substituted salmon in the Nicoise salad for a flavor twist. Try this grilled salmon recipe for a leisurely weekend lunch or a filling weeknight meal.
Barbecued Salmon with Fresh Nectarine Salsa
Seasonal summer fruits such as nectarines can be used for more than just summer desserts. Here we've made a delicious fresh salsa of nectarines, blueberries, pecans, and barbecue sauce. Yes, barbecue sauce is the delicious savory addition to the fruit salsa in our quick (20-minutes or less!) grilled salmon recipe.
Maple-Smoked Salmon Fillets
Pure maple syrup and mixed peppercorns are a match made in heaven for this grilled salmon recipe. Allow the quick salmon marinade to get soaked up by the fish for an hour before cooking. Alder or applewood chunks provide an irresistible smoke flavor to the flaky salmon fillets.