Barbecued Alaskan Salmon with Zesty Sauce Recipe

Serves/Makes: 10 - 12


  • 1 whole (5 to 6 pounds) Alaskan salmon
  • Salt and pepper, to taste
  • 2 tablespoons butter, softened
  • 1/2 medium onion, sliced
  • Several sprigs fresh parsley
  • Corn oil
  • Zesty Sauce (see the recipe below)
How to cook Barbecued Alaskan Salmon with Zesty Sauce:
  • Wash and pat dry. Sprinkle inside of salmon with salt and pepper; dot with butter.
  • Arrange overlapping slices of onion, lemon, and parsley in cavity of fish; brush fist with oil. Wrap in heavy-duty aluminum foil, sealing edges with double fold.
  • Place on grill over medium-hot coals; cook, carefully turning salmon every 10 minutes. Test for doneness after 45 minutes by internal meat thermometer into thickest portion. Cook to internal temperature of 160°F (70°C), or until salmon flakes easily when tested with a fork at its thickest part.
  • To serve, transfer salmon to a heated serving platter; fold back foil. Cut between bone and meat with a wide spatula; lift off each serving. Serve with Zesty Sauce.

Zesty Sauce Recipe

Zesty Sauce Ingredients:

    Makes about 3/4 cup

  • 1/2 cup butter
  • 3 tablespoons soy sauce
  • 2 tablespoons ketchup
  • 1 tablespoon Worcestershire sauce
  • 1 tablespoon dry mustard
  • 1 clove garlic, crushed
How to cook Zesty Sauce:
    Combine sauce ingredients in a small saucepan; heat gently but thoroughly.


The Barbecued Alaskan Salmon with Zesty Sauce recipe easy to prepare and so good!

This recipe for Barbecued Alaskan Salmon with Zesty Sauce serves/makes: 10 - 12

The Barbecued Alaskan Salmon with Zesty Sauce recipe and the pictures are adopted from The Our Favorite Fish & Seafood Recipes Cookbook.

Main Ingredient: Salmon (more Salmon recipes)
Preparation Method: Barbecue (more Barbecue recipes)
Cuisine: American (more American recipes)

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