Zesty Grilled Lemon Salmon

Picture this: a sunny afternoon, a tranquil garden, and the sizzle of zesty grilled lemon salmon on the barbecue. It’s a dish that encapsulates the essence of summer, offering a delightful blend of flavors and a burst of freshness that’s hard to resist.


  • 4 salmon fillets
  • 2 lemons, sliced
  • 3 cloves of garlic, minced
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 1 teaspoon dried oregano
  • Salt and pepper to taste


  1. Preheat your grill to medium-high heat.
  2. In a small bowl, mix the minced garlic, olive oil, dried oregano, salt, and pepper.
  3. Place each salmon fillet on a piece of aluminum foil.
  4. Brush the salmon with the garlic and oregano mixture, ensuring they are well coated.
  5. Top each fillet with a couple of lemon slices.
  6. Wrap the salmon securely in the aluminum foil.
  7. Grill the packets for about 10-12 minutes, or until the salmon flakes easily with a fork.
  8. Carefully open the foil packets, allowing the aromatic steam to escape.
  9. Transfer the salmon to serving plates and garnish with fresh oregano.
  10. Serve with your favorite grilled vegetables or a light salad.

Prep time: 15 minutes

Yield: 4 servings

A taste of summer on a plate! Zesty grilled lemon salmon is a perfect choice for a sunny day. The tangy lemon slices complement the succulent salmon, while the hint of oregano adds a savory touch.

Nutrition information: Calories: 280, Protein: 34g, Carbohydrates: 4g, Fat: 14g

Picture yourself relishing each bite of this Zesty Grilled Lemon Salmon, where the smoky aroma blends with the zing of lemon and the richness of salmon. It’s a dish that embodies the joys of outdoor cooking and the simple pleasures of good food. Whether you’re hosting a barbecue or just craving a wholesome meal, this recipe is a delightful addition to your culinary repertoire.

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