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This is Lemon Pepper Glazed Salmon is an easy healthy grilled salmon recipe. Super easy, fast and delicious. The glaze works well on any protein or vegetable.
Lemon Pepper Salmon Cooking Tips:
The skin will protect the fish from overcooking and sticking. Click this link to get more information on the different methods for grilling. You can bake this in the oven at the same temperature and time. The glaze will thicken as it cools, just add 1 tablespoon of lemon juice or water to loosen it up.
Can you make ahead?
Fridge: After salmon has cooled, place in a freezer storage bag. Keep in fridge for 7 days max.
Reheating: Pop in a 350-degree oven for 5-8 minutes.
This lemon pepper glazed recipe works well on all types of fish, shrimp, lobster, chicken and vegetables.
what to serve with Lemon pepper Glazed Salmon with?
- Wakanda Cake with Strawberry Mint Salad
- Instant Pot Red Beans and Rice
- Tequila Lime Salmon with Mango Salsa
- Blackened Salmon Pasta
The recipe is super easy, fast and delicious. Plus, the glaze works well on any protein or vegetable. If you love salmon (or just healthy grilled recipes in general), then you need to try this Lemon Pepper Glazed Salmon recipe! Make it tonight and leave me a 5-star rating below.
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Lemon Pepper Glazed Salmon
Lemon Pepper Glaze:
- zest and juice of 2 lemons
- ¼ cup sugar
- ¼ cup water
- ½ teaspoons kosher salt
- 1 teaspoon black pepper
- 1 teaspoon garlic powder
- 1 tablespoon unsalted butter
- 1 tablespoon avocado oil
- 4 6-8 oz. salmon filets skin on
- 1 teaspoon kosher salt
Lemon Pepper Glaze:
- Preheat the grill to 400F. Turn on the heat to medium, in a small skillet add the lemon zest, lemon juice, sugar, water, kosher salt, black pepper, and garlic powder, bring to a boil, reduce heat to medium-low and cook for 5 minutes. Remove from heat and stir in butter.
- Rub skin of salmon evenly with avocado oil. Evenly season salmon with kosher salt. Place on the grill, cover and cook for 5 minutes for medium. After 2 minutes, baste salmon with lemon pepper glaze. Then one more time before removing from the grill. Serve hot, with a salad or grilled vegetables on the side.
30 thoughts on “Lemon Pepper Glazed Salmon”
This was both fast and delicious!
Yes!!! Perfect combo!
Absolutely delicious and easy to make
My type of recipe. Glad you enjoyed it.
I am going to have to try this!!!
I look forward to hearing about it.
This tasted great, Recipe easy to follow
Glad you enjoyed it!
By far one of the tastiest recipes for Salmon I’ve tried…???????????????? “Deliciousness”
I used this recipe and it was delish. Trying to eat and cook healthier. The only difference was I used olive oil instead of avacado.
Glad you enjoyed!
The fish was delish. I am always looking for a healthier way to cook. The only thing I changed was the oil.
Excellent, you can use avocado oil cooking spray to substitute the oil.
I made this for my wife on our anniversary, with some wild rice and broccoli. She loved it, We loved it.
My go to for Salmon
Oh yes yes!!
This is a must try recipe it’s delicious and easy to make.
Absolutely love this recipe.
Who said good food had to take long? Glad you love it!
I love salmon, I am always looking for new ways to make it , this is super easy so moist and delectable my mouth waters just thinking about it . But my absolute favorite recipe from Chef Kenneth is his blackened salmon and pasta alfredo I would have never thought to combine the two but incredible. I never knew that the skin side is the presentation side. Who knew !
Made this last night. Best Salmon ever. I lobe this recipe
Awesome flavor!!! I pan fried my salmon and it was delicious
I’m not a fish eater but I prepared this for my brother. The aroma was so tempting, I had to try it…Mannn the Salmon was absolutely delicious. Thank you for the easy detailed directions. This is a Winner !
One of many recipes I’ve made since I began following Chef Kenneth. Thanks you yet another delicious recipe
Salmon is one of my favorite foods especially with a nice sauce or glaze. One word….DELICIOUS!!! Great recipe, easy to follow, food was great!!!! Can you do like a special pop up restaurant in NYC so you cook this dish and all the others for us!!!!
Never know what the future holds.
Just made this for the umpteenth time. Quick delicious and I think a bit healthy. And my kids will eat it. Perfect