Total Time
Prep 15 mins
Cook 30 mins

If you're fillet is a less oily variety you can coat it with some mayonnaise before applying the rub. Grilling time varys.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Start your coals on your grill.
  2. Combine all the rub ingredients and sprinkle several tablespoons on the flesh side of the fish, working it in with the back of a spoon.
  3. When your coals are ashed over add a handful of soaked hardwood chips.
  4. Place the fillet on a lightly oiled cooking rack skin-side down and close the grill.
  5. Do not turn the fish.
  6. Cooking time will vary, anywhere from 15 minutes to 1 hour.
  7. The fish is done when the flesh separates into moist sections with a fork.
  8. Do not over cook.
  9. (rub makes 2/3 cup, only need to use 4 Tablespoons).


Most Helpful

This is a great recipe. It is easy to prepare, easy to grill and turns out perfect every time. The only modification I made is to buy salmon with no skin so, I have to put the fish on foil (with holes poked in it to drain moisture). Everyone I have served this to loves it. . .even nonsalmon eaters. Huge hit.

Verdejean March 25, 2004

I really enjoyed the flavor of this rub! I halved the recipe and only used a pinch of cayenne, and it was still plenty hot for me! I broiled the salmon, but look forward to grilling it. Thanks Charlotte!

Sharon123 March 11, 2004

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