Grilled Lemon Pepper Salmon Recipe

Dinner will never be the same with this dish, which combines flaky, tender salmon with citrusy notes, black pepper pops, and charred to perfection on the grill for the perfect bite.

Top each fillet with 1 1/2 teaspoons butter, 1/4 teaspoon lemon pepper, 1/8 teaspoon salt, 2 lemon slices and 1 parsley sprig. Crimp the sides of each foil packet together to tightly seal. Place the packets on the grill; cover and grill until the fish flakes easily with a fork, 8 to 10 minutes.
  1. Preheat a charcoal or gas grill with a greased grill rack to medium heat (350 degrees).
  2. Pat salmon paper towels. Drizzle both sides with olive oil and season with lemon pepper, salt, and pepper.
  3. Place salmon, skin side down, and grill 10 minutes. …
  4. Carefully remove salmon from grill.

Grilled Lemon Pepper Salmon Recipe!

Grilled Lemon Pepper Salmon 🔗

Grilled Lemon Pepper Salmon is simply a must-make. Tender flaky salmon with pops of black pepper, tangy notes of citrus and then charred to perfection on the grill for the ultimate bite. 

Prep: 5min

Total: 20min

Serving Size: 1 salmon filet

Nutrition Facts: servingSize 1 salmon filet, calories 309 calories, Sugar 0 g, Sodium 431 mg, Fat 12 g, Saturated Fat 0 g, Carbohydrate 0 g, Fiber 0 g, Protein 48 g, Cholesterol 0 g


  • 4 (4-6 oz.) salmon filets, skin on
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 3 teaspoons lemon pepper seasoning
  • 8 lemon wedges


  1. Preheat grill to high heat, approximately 400-450°F.
  2. Remove portioned salmon fillets from the refrigerator and pat dry with a paper towel.
  3. Lightly brush both sides of salmon with olive oil. Season flesh side liberally with lemon pepper seasoning.
  4. Place salmon fillets directly on clean grill grates skin side down. Close grill and let cook for 6 to 8 minutes.
  5. Gently flip salmon to grill flesh side down, grill for 1 to 2 minutes. (if salmon does not flip easily wait 1-2 minutes before flipping)
  6. Remove from grill when internal temperature reaches 130°F. Let rest for 5 minutes before serving.
  7. Garnish with a squeeze of fresh lemon.


How does Gordon Ramsay grilled salmon?

Grill salmon skin-side up for 6 to 8 minutes, then carefully flip it over and cook for another 6 to 8 minutes, or until the salmon is just cooked through and flakes easily. Brush the grill with oil to prevent sticking.

How long do you grill salmon for?

Salmon, a protein-rich source, pairs well with a wide variety of herbs and spices, including parsley, dill, basil, tarragon, thyme, oregano, chili powder, cumin, citrus, and others.

How do I grill salmon on the grill?

How to grill salmonPat the salmon dry and season it well (see the seasoning and marinade ideas above)…. Start with high direct heat…. Oil the grates…. Grill the salmon flesh side down FIRST, then flip it over once.

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