The Perfect Grilled Salmon

It’s officially Summer and along with that comes BBQ season! This grilled salmon is a huge crowd pleaser, takes next to no time to prepare and cook, but most of all is simply delicious!

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This recipe is Gluten Free, Dairy Free, Paleo & Whole30 Approved.

2 large Salmon darns

1/4 tsp garlic powder
1/4 tsp smoked paprika
1/4 tsp cayenne pepper
1/4 tsp hot chili powder
1/2 tsp dried oregano
1/2 tsp dried thyme
1 tsp olive oil

1 Lime
2 Iceberg lettuce cups
2 large handfuls of mixed leaves
1 avocado, sliced
1/2 red pepper, sliced
1/4 cucumber, diced
1 tbsp olive oil
1 tbsp of white balsamic vinegar
Pinch of sesame seeds


  1. Rinse off the salmon and pat dry with some kitchen roll.
  2. In a large bowl combine the spices and 1 tbsp of olive oil.
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  3. Rub the marinade into the salmon – leave to marinade for approx 20 minutes, the longer the better.
  4. Heat up your BBQ or Griddle pan and sear the salmon for approx 3 minutes a side, until cooked to your liking.
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  5. In a small bowl toss the mixed leaves in the balsamic, olive oil, and the juice of half of the lime.
  6. Place the leaves in the lettuce cups and top with the avocado, cucumber and red peppers.

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  7. Place the salmon on top, sprinkle with sesame seeds, serve with the left over lime wedges and enjoy!
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