Spicy Rub for Grilled Salmon

READY IN: 20mins
Recipe by Jangomango

Rub from Etta's restaurant in Seattle.

Top Review by Scrivener1

I love salmon and I am looking for different ways to make it. This was good, but not WOW.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Fire up the grill.
  2. To make the spice rub, combine the brown sugar, paprika, salt, pepper, and thyme in a small bowl.
  3. Rub both sides of the salmon fillets with all of the spice mixture.
  4. Brush the grill and fish with oil.
  5. Grill over direct heat, covered, with the vents open.
  6. When the salmon is marked by the grill, flip the fish and finish cooking.
  7. It will require a total grilling time of around 10 minutes, depending on the heat of the grill.
  8. The sugar in the spice rub can burn easily, so watch it closely.
  9. A step ahead: The spice rub can be made a couple days ahead and stored, tightly covered, at room temperature.

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