From the Sea to the Grill: The Perfect Lemon Garlic Grilled Salmon Recipe

Sink your teeth into this salmon masterpiece and swim in flavor paradise!

As a self-proclaimed meat lover, I never thought I’d fall in love with a fish dish. But then I tried Lemon Garlic Grilled Salmon, and boy, was I hooked! This dish is the perfect combination of tangy, savory, and buttery flavors, and it’s incredibly easy to make.

The history of grilled salmon goes back thousands of years, with indigenous people in the Pacific Northwest region of North America smoking and grilling the fish over open flames. Today, grilled salmon is enjoyed all over the world, and it’s easy to see why.

Working with the ingredients for this recipe is a breeze. The olive oil, lemon juice, and garlic combine to create a mouth-watering marinade that’s perfect for the rich, buttery salmon. And the lemon wedges and fresh parsley add a pop of color and flavor that’s sure to impress.

But I have to admit, I haven’t always been successful with this dish. I’ve had some failed attempts in the past, with dry, overcooked salmon that lacked flavor. But I didn’t give up, and after some experimentation and tweaks, I finally found the perfect balance of flavors and cooking time.

One of my fondest memories of eating this dish was at a family barbecue. We grilled the salmon on the back patio, and the aroma of garlic and lemon wafted through the air. The salmon was perfectly cooked, with a crispy crust and tender, flaky interior. We served it with a side of grilled vegetables and a cold beer, and it was the perfect summer meal.

So, if you’re looking for a delicious and easy seafood dish that’s sure to impress, give this Lemon Garlic Grilled Salmon recipe a try. Your taste buds will thank you!

Get hooked on the irresistible taste of perfectly grilled salmon!

The Ingredients

  • 4 salmon fillets (about 6 ounces each)
  • 1/4 cup olive oil
  • 2 tablespoons lemon juice
  • 4 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon black pepper
  • Lemon wedges and fresh parsley, for serving

Note: This recipe makes 4 servings. If you need to feed more or fewer people, you can adjust the quantities accordingly. For example, if you need to serve 8 people, you can double the recipe, and if you only need to serve 2 people, you can halve the recipe.

The Directions

Serves 4 hungry fish lovers!

  1. In a small bowl, whisk together olive oil, lemon juice, minced garlic, salt, and black pepper.
  2. Place the salmon fillets in a shallow dish and pour the marinade over them, making sure they are fully coated. Cover the dish and let the salmon marinate in the fridge for at least 30 minutes.
  3. Preheat your grill to medium-high heat.
  4. Remove the salmon fillets from the marinade and discard any remaining marinade.
  5. Place the salmon fillets on the grill, skin-side down. Grill for 5-6 minutes per side, or until the salmon is cooked through and flakes easily with a fork.
  6. Serve the grilled salmon hot with lemon wedges and fresh parsley.

It’s that simple! This recipe is easy to follow and sure to impress. The tangy lemon and savory garlic flavors are the perfect complement to the rich, buttery salmon, and the fresh herbs and lemon wedges add a pop of color and flavor. So go ahead and try out this delicious Lemon Garlic Grilled Salmon recipe for your next BBQ, family dinner, or romantic night in.

When life gives you lemons, grill some salmon.