Zesty Grilled Salmon with Lemon Herb Sauce

Zesty Grilled Salmon with Lemon Herb Sauce

Picture this: a succulent piece of salmon, grilled to perfection and infused with zesty flavors, topped with a luscious lemon herb sauce that adds a burst of freshness to every bite. This Zesty Grilled Salmon with Lemon Herb Sauce recipe is a true delight for your taste buds.


  • 4 salmon fillets
  • 1/4 cup olive oil
  • 2 cloves garlic, minced
  • Zest of 1 lemon
  • Juice of 1 lemon
  • 2 tablespoons fresh parsley, chopped
  • Salt and pepper to taste


  1. Preheat the grill to medium-high heat.
  2. In a small bowl, mix together the olive oil, minced garlic, lemon zest, lemon juice, chopped parsley, salt, and pepper.
  3. Place the salmon fillets in a shallow dish and pour the marinade over them. Ensure the fillets are well-coated. Allow them to marinate for at least 30 minutes in the refrigerator.
  4. Remove the salmon from the marinade and place them on the preheated grill. Cook for about 4-5 minutes on each side or until the salmon is cooked through and has grill marks.
  5. Serve the grilled salmon with a drizzle of the remaining lemon herb sauce and garnish with additional parsley if desired.

Total time: 45 minutes

Serves 4

Zesty Grilled Salmon with Lemon Herb Sauce is a delightful dish that brings together the natural flavors of salmon with the bright and tangy notes of lemon and herbs. Perfect for a summer barbecue or a quick weeknight dinner, this recipe is sure to become a family favorite.

Nutritional information (per serving): Calories 350, Total Fat 20g, Cholesterol 90mg, Sodium 320mg, Total Carbohydrates 1g, Dietary Fiber 0g, Sugars 0g, Protein 40g.

Picture yourself enjoying this delightful salmon dish with your loved ones, the grill marks adding a visual appeal and the flavors dancing on your taste buds. This recipe is a testament to the beauty of simplicity and the power of zesty flavors. Make it a part of your cooking repertoire and savor the goodness with every bite.

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