Zesty Lemon Grilled Salmon

Zesty Lemon Grilled Salmon

Whether you’re hosting a summer barbecue or simply craving a fresh and flavorful dinner, our Zesty Lemon Grilled Salmon is a must-try. This dish combines the succulence of salmon with the tangy brightness of lemon, making it a true crowd-pleaser.


  • 4 salmon fillets
  • 1/4 cup olive oil
  • 2 lemons, zested and juiced
  • 3 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1 tablespoon fresh parsley, chopped
  • Salt and pepper to taste


  1. Begin by preheating your grill to medium-high heat.
  2. In a small bowl, whisk together the olive oil, lemon zest, lemon juice, garlic, and parsley.
  3. Season the salmon fillets with salt and pepper, then brush them generously with the lemon marinade.
  4. Place the salmon fillets on the grill, skin-side down, and cook for about 4-5 minutes per side, or until the salmon easily flakes with a fork.
  5. While grilling, baste the salmon with the remaining marinade to infuse it with that zesty lemon flavor.
  6. Once done, remove the salmon from the grill and let it rest for a few minutes before serving.

Prep Time: 10 minutes

Yield: 4 servings

Zesty Lemon Grilled Salmon is a quick and easy recipe that’s perfect for a weeknight dinner or a weekend barbecue. The lemony marinade adds a delightful freshness to the rich, smoky flavor of the grilled salmon. Serve it with your favorite side dishes for a complete and satisfying meal.

Nutrition Information: Calories: 320, Fat: 18g, Carbohydrates: 4g, Protein: 36g

Our Zesty Lemon Grilled Salmon is not just a dish; it’s an experience. The tantalizing aroma of grilled salmon mingled with the zesty lemon marinade will have your guests’ mouths watering. It’s a dish that’s both simple to prepare and bursting with flavor, making it a staple in any cook’s repertoire. Whether you’re a seafood enthusiast or just looking to impress your dinner guests, this recipe is a winner. So fire up the grill, and let’s make some unforgettable Zesty Lemon Grilled Salmon together!

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