The Perfect Grilled Salmon

There’s no healthier, easier, or faster summer entree than a perfect piece of grilled salmon. This 15-minute recipe is a favorite and it’s so easy to prepare.

 Course Dinner

 Cuisine American

 Prep Time 5 minutes

 Cook Time 10 minutes

 Total Time 15 minutes

 Servings 4 servings


For the Salmon:

  • 1 – 1 ½ lbs. salmon fillet cut into 4 pieces
  • Olive oil

For the House Seasoning:

  • ¼ c. garlic powder
  • ¼ c. kosher salt
  • ¼ c. dried parsley
  • ¼ c. dried minced onion
  • ¼ c. dried basil


  1. Prepare the House Seasoning: Mix ingredients together and store in an airtight container for up to 6 months.
  2. Prepare the Salmon: Rub each piece of salmon with olive oil and sprinkle with house seasoning, to taste (Use about 1 teaspoon of olive oil and ¼ teaspoon of seasoning per piece).
  3. Grill the Salmon: You can use coal, gas grill, or grill pan to medium heat. Place the salmon on the grill. Cover and grill over medium heat for about 5 minutes per side (or a few more minutes, depending on the thickness of the fish). The salmon is done when it flakes easily with a fork.

Recipe Notes

Cooking for Two? Purchase about 1/2 lb. of salmon and cut it into 2 separate pieces. The rest of the cooking instructions are the same.