Simple Grilled Salmon
This quick and easy grilled salmon recipe is flavored simply with olive oil, lemon and garlic.
- 2-4 4 oz salmon filets
- 1/2 tsp salt
- 1/4 tsp pepper
- 1 clove garlic minced
- 1/2 lemon
Prepare the grill. If you have a gas grill, turn it to high heat. If you have a charcoal grill,set it up for partial direct high heat. When the grill is hot, clean the grates and wipe withcooking oil to prevent the fish from sticking.
Prepare the salmon by drizzling olive oil on each filet.
Add the salt, pepper and garlic. Squeeze lemon over each filet.
Start with the skin side up (flesh side down) and sear on direct high heat for 1-2 minutes.
Use a spatula to turn the fish and place over indirect medium heat for 5-7 minutes.
Cook until the fish reaches 145 in the thickest part of the filet. The salmon should beopaque and flake easily with a fork.
Calories: 24kcal | Carbohydrates: 6g | Protein: 1g | Fat: 1g | Saturated Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 1mg | Sodium: 1165mg | Potassium: 75mg | Fiber: 2g | Sugar: 1g | Vitamin C: 30mg | Calcium: 14mg | Iron: 1mg