25 Best Recipes for Salmon on the Grill

Fire up that grill and celebrate summer with the best of our richly flavored, and perfectly marinated grilled salmon recipes!

Grilled Lemon Salmon

"Grilled this last night exactly as written - absolutely delicious! One of the best recipes I have had for grilled salmon, if not the best. Flavors all blended together wonderfully!"


Honey-Ginger Grilled Salmon

"This was fantastic. The marinade was very flavorful, with the honey and orange juice tempering the zesty touch of the soy sauce to produce a delightful flavor sensation!"


Grilled Salmon With Mango Salsa

"Easy, fresh salsa that was tasty and really complemented the salmon!"

-Halima Dances

Cedar-Planked BBQ Salmon

"This was the star of our party! I expected the "crust" to be crunchy and was delighted to find it was savory and moist - the perfect compliment to our wild Pacific salmon we splurged for. This recipe did it justice!"

-Candy C

Soy Glazed Salmon Kabobs

"An absolutely superb dish that is so quick and easy to make! As others suggested, I reserved some marinade to use as a dipping sauce. A perfect balance of interesting flavor."


Grilled Salmon With Lemon and Ginger

"I made the salmon using regular lemon. The taste was very refreshing and delicious. I had this with Asian noodles and it was a terrific meal!"


Grilled Salmon and Grapefruit Salads With Honey Vinaigrette

"Sweet and tart red grapefruit, mandarin oranges, a little lemon — all this citrusy goodness brightens up a smoky pan - grilled salmon! It also makes a great flavor - balance for the pleasantly sweet vinaigrette. It’s easy, casual, light, and tasty."

-Pamela Steed Hill

Simple Grilled Salmon

"Can't brag enough on this one - voted best salmon recipe from the family, so it's a do - over and keeper for sure. You're truly missing out if you don't try this one!"


China Grill Barbecue Salmon

"The altered barbecue sauce was perfect and the Chinese mustard sauce ought to be doubled - it's that good!"


Grilled Cedar Plank Salmon With Lemon-Dill Topping

"Delicious Recipe! Even my 3 kids loved it and they don't usually like fish! In addition to the recipe I sprinkled some lemon juice over the seasoning salt and the pepper on the fish before grilling it. We will be using this often!!"


Lemon Grilled Salmon With Corn Salad

"My favorite part about this recipe was the corn/blueberry salad. Wow! At first I was a little apprehensive about the flavors, but it ended up being outstanding - addictive even! I seriously couldn't stop eating it. The basil and maple syrup...who knew? The salmon was very good, too."


Grilled Ginger Salmon

"This was so yummy broiled in the oven if the grill isn't an option! The marinade got nice and thick and glazed the salmon very nicely. I had to keep a close eye on it- wonderful, thank you!"


Salmon With Olive Oil & Herbs

"I really liked this simple recipe that allowed the goodness of the fish to shine through! I thought the herb combination was very nice (and very pretty on the fish too), and so I will definitely make this recipe again as my kids gobbled it down."


Grilled Salmon With Pecan Butter

"Delicious salmon recipe. It's so darn easy, too. The pecan butter is fantastic. What a great combination of flavors. Thank you!"


Chipotle-Rubbed Salmon Tacos

"Refraining from over eating this is like advising a tornado not to twist!"


Grilled Salmon With Tomatoes & Basil

"This is a great recipe for summer when cooking outdoors, and using my garden's tomatoes and basil. Not to mention it is absolutely delicious!"


Salmon Tikka

"Great preparation for salmon! The marinade is flavorful and makes the fish nice and moist. The red and orange bell pepper matches wonderfully with the salmon."


Quick and Easy Grilled Salmon

"This really is great. Loved the flavor this gives to grilled salmon. Will use this over and over!"


Grilled Salmon With Chili-Lime Sauce

"What a wonderful way to prepare salmon! The marinade adds so much flavor and I think even a quick marinating time would be fine. The sauce is a nice compliment to the fish."


Grilled Salmon With Blackberry-Cabernet Coulis

"Made this easy, summery recipe for dinner last night and it did not disappoint. Like another reviewer, we really enjoyed the addition of ginger to the sauce and it really came through in the dish. Served with grilled asparagus on the side. This was a great weeknight dish!"

-Dr. Jenny

Grilled Salmon With Jalapeno Butter

"Grilling the salmon this way was easy & made for easy clean-up. The Jalapeno butter was excellent on this fish! I was afraid it would be too hot, but cilantro balances the heat nicely."

-MA Hikers

T.G.I. Friday's Jack Daniels Grill Salmon

"I recently moved to Italy and miss restaurants from home - so this recipe is just what I needed! Just as good as Friday's with all that flavor."


Onion and Garlic Grilled Salmon

"This is heavenly and so deceptively easy - plus, this is coming from someone who tends to steer away from cooked salmon. Loved the garlicky, buttery taste that complemented the sweet crunch of the onions so well!"

-Cook Food Mood

Borscht Salmon

"I didn't have time to puree the vegetables, so I just put them on top after thickening the broth with flour. This was a big hit here. Thanks so much for posting it!"

-Debs Recipes

Grilled Salmon Steak

"Wonderful! Nice and fresh tasting marinade. The citrus really pairs well with the salmon."

-Mamas Kitchen Hope