Lemon Grilled Salmon

Lemon Grilled Salmon

There is nothing like a burst of lemon flavor when biting into a piece of freshly grilled salmon. The mild smoke flavor adds depth you can get from your propane grill.
Servings 3
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 25 minutes
Total Time 40 minutes


  • Z Grills Wood Pellet Grills
  • Z Grills Competition Blend Pellets


  • 1 1/2  pounds  salmon with skin
  • 1/2  tablespoon  lemon zest
  • tablespoon  lemon juice
  • tablespoon  unsalted butter
  • 1/2  teaspoon  sea salt
  • 1/2  teaspoon  ground black pepper
  • 2 teaspoons  freshly chopped dill
  • teaspoon  freshly chopped parsley
  • lemon slices for the garnish


  • Set the pellet grill temperature to 325 °F and preheat, lid closed for 15 minutes.
  • In a small bowl, combine the lemon zest, lemon juice, softened unsalted butter, dill, parsley, sea salt, and ground black pepper.
  • Generously coat the top of the salmon fillet with the mixture and top with a slice of lemon. Allow Marinate for about 10 minutes or so to absorb the mixture.
  • Place the salmon fillets on the hot grill grate, skin-side facing down.
  • Cook the salmon for 20 to 25 minutes, until it reaches an internal temperature of 145 °F and flakes easily, or until the salmon is cooked to your preferred taste.
  • Serve with lemon slices. Enjoy!
Course: Main Course
Cuisine: American
Keyword: Grilled, Seafood

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