BBQ Grilled Salmon With Herb Butter

BBQ Grilled Salmon With Herb Butter



  • 6 4oz pieces of wild salmon

  • 1/4 cup of extra virgin olive oil

  • 1 small garlic clove, finely chopped

  • 1 tablespoon fresh dill, chopped

  • 1 tablespoon fresh parsley

  • 2 teaspoon lemon rind

  • Sea salt and black pepper


  1. Wash salmon and dry with a paper towel.

  2. Combine extra virgin olive oil, garlic, half of the fresh dill, half of the fresh parsley, and half of the lemon rind.

  3.  Season with sea salt and black pepper.

  4. Coat salmon generously on both sides. Season with sea salt and black pepper.

  5. Outdoor grill:

  6. Preheat to medium high heat until it reaches 400 F.

  7. Grill salmon for about 5 to 8 minutes or until just cooked (don’t over cook!).

  8. Brush with the olive oil mixture.

  9. Put a piece of the frozen herb butter on top. (see below for recipe)

  10. Serve hot with lemon wedges on the side.

Herb Butter:


  • 1/2 cup of butter, room temperature

  • 1/2 tablespoon fresh dill, chopped

  • 1/2 tablespoon fresh parsley, chopped

  • 1 teaspoon lemon rind

  • Salt and black pepper


  1. Line a large plate with parchment paper.

  2. Combine all the ingredients. Using a piping bag, squeeze teaspoonfuls of butter onto the prepared plate and freeze.

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