Smothered Grilled Salmon

Debbie Sue


My husband is a big fisherman! He fishes for salmon on Lake Michigan as much as he can. This is my favorite way to prepare his catch! I hope you will give it a try!

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1 Hr 5 Min
10 Min


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salmon fillets with the skin on
green onions, sliced very fine
your favorite italian salad dressing
fresh ground pepper

How to Make Smothered Grilled Salmon


  • 1Cut the salmon in serving size portions, and remove any bones with tweezers.
  • 2Place pieces of salmon in a baking dish, skin side down. Place a nice thick layer of the sliced green onions on top of the salmon.
  • 3Now pour a generous amount of your favorite Italian salad dressing on top of your onion smothered salmon. Careful not to knock the green onions off.
  • 4Season with fresh ground pepper.
  • 5Cover baking dish with plastic wrap, marinate for at least one hour in the refrigerator.
  • 6Prepare your grill. Oil the cooking grate well.
    You will be cooking directly over the hot coals.
  • 7On average, fish should cook for 10 minutes per inch. Time your cooking accordingly to the thickness of your fillets. I find my salmon is usually done in about 7 or 8 minutes.
  • 8When coals are nice and hot, carefully place your fillets, with onions on cooking grate. Cover grill, and DO NOT TURN FISH!
  • 9When fish is done, remove to a platter, trying to keep the onions intact.
  • 10This is so yummy, ENJOY!

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About Smothered Grilled Salmon

Course/Dish: Fish
Main Ingredient: Fish
Regional Style: American
Other Tag: Quick & Easy
Hashtags: #Yummy, #tasty, #Wonderful

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