Mediterranean Diet Grilled Salmon Recipes

Living in Atlanta has its benefits, one of which is that you can use the grill pretty much all year long.

We’ve been grilling fish more frequently lately, and we’ve discovered that salmon makes for one of the best options because it’s oily and resilient to heat.

A family favorite, the fresh mint-mango salsa and the salmon marinade make today’s grilled salmon dish next-level delectable.

Lemon Garlic Salmon with Mediterranean Flavors | The Mediterranean Dish

Mediterranean Grilled Salmon 🔗

A fun and healthy twist on kabobs! Grilled salmon and veggies in a Mediterranean marinade.

Prep: 15min

Total: 21min

Serving Size: 1

Nutrition Facts: calories 279 calories, Carbohydrate 8 grams carbohydrates, Cholesterol 52 milligrams cholesterol, Fat 18 grams fat, Fiber 2 grams fiber, Protein 24 grams protein, Saturated Fat 3 grams saturated fat, servingSize 1, Sodium 230 grams sodium, Sugar 1 grams sugar, Trans Fat 0 grams trans fat, unSaturated Fat 14 grams unsaturated fat


  • 6 oz. sockeye salmon, cubed
  • 1 lemon, thinly sliced
  • 3 cloves garlic
  • 1 tablespoon minced fresh oregano
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 1 tablespoon lemon juice
  • 1 teaspoon lemon zest
  • Salt and pepper to taste


  1. Soak wooden skewers for at least 30 minutes prior to grilling.
  2. Preheat the grill to medium heat.
  3. Alternate adding the salmon and lemon slices, folded into quarters, on the skewer.
  4. Mix together your grill sauce.
  5. Baste the skewers with the sauce on all sides.
  6. Place the kabobs on the grill, skin side down
  7. Cook the salmon kabobs for 6-8 minutes on medium low heat.
  8. The salmon will be done at 125 degrees F internal temp, or when firm.


Is salmon good for Mediterranean diet?

If you’ve never been a fan of fish, start by trying mild-flavored tilapia. Salmon is another popular option. Fish like tuna, herring, salmon, and sardines are rich in heart-healthy omega-3 fatty acids.

What is the healthiest way to eat salmon?

One of the healthiest cooking methods for salmon is baking it in parchment paper; it’s also simple to prepare and clean up; however, some people might prefer the texture of pan-fried or grilled salmon to steamed salmon en papillote.

What should I serve with grilled salmon?

The best herbs to use on salmon are parsley, dill, basil, tarragon, sage, rosemary, bay leaves, thyme, cilantro, and fennel. Salmon is a fantastic fish that pairs really well with so many herbs.

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