Grilled Herbed Whole Salmon

Recipe by RedVinoGirl
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READY IN: 1hr 30mins
SERVES: 8-10
YIELD: 8-10
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
  • 2
    lbs whole salmon, Alaskan (can be fresh, thawed or frozen)
  • 4
    sheets aluminum foil (6 inches larger than length of salmon)
  • 1
    large onion, sliced (can use 2 leeks separated into leaves)
  • 1
    lemon (can use lime too!)
  • 1
    tablespoon italian seasoning (can use any favorite, Mexican, Cajun, etc.)
  • 1 12
    cups coarsely chopped fresh herbs (basil, cilantro, oregano, dill, etc.)
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DIRECTIONS

  • Rinse any ice glaze from frozen salmon under cold water and pat dry.
  • Lay out 2 sheets of aluminum foil, double thickness, on a large tray. Coat top layer with nonstick cooking spray.
  • Lay half of onions lengthwise across foil. Place salmon over onions.
  • Squeeze lemon on both sides of fish. Sprinkle dry seasoning onto salmon.
  • Place fresh herbs over, under and into belly cavity (if fish is not frozen).
  • Lay out remaining two sheets of foil, double thickness and coat top layer with nonstick spray and place coated side face down onto herbs and salmon.
  • Roll up, crimp, and seal all sides to form packet.
  • Cook frozen salmon over medium-hot grill (450 F), 5-6 inches from heat for 50-60 minutes, turning packet every 15 minutes.
  • Cook until fish is opaque throughout.
  • Cook fresh or thawed salmon over medium grill (400 F) 5-6 inches from heat for 45-55 minutes, turning packet over every 15 minutes. Cook until opaque throughout.
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