Easy Lemon Rosemary Grilled Salmon Recipe

This easy Lemon Rosemary Grilled Salmon Recipe will become one of your most requested backyard cookout recipes. It’s light enough for hot summer nights, but perfectly satisfying. Great news this is a great low-calorie option.


Lemon Rosemary Grilled Salmon

Course: dinner, entree, Main Course
Cuisine: Alaskan, American, Barbecue, California, Low-calorie, Salmon, seafood
Prep Time: 5 minutes
Cook Time: 10 minutes
Total Time: 15 minutes
Servings: 4
Calories: 335 kcal
Author: Kelly DiMascio

Simple and elegant. Serve with a crisp Chenin Blanc or a buttery Chardonnay.



  • 2 lemons
  • 24 oz Salmon Filets four 6-8 oz filets
  • 1 T of dried rosemary or several sprigs of fresh
  • 2 T olive oil
  • Sea salt and pepper to taste
  • 1 T Honey


  1. Heat grill to medium-high

  2. Juice one lemon and combine with olive oil, rosemary, salt, and pepper. This will make a thin paste.
  3. Pour over salmon in a shallow dish and let sit for 15 minutes.
  4. Place salmon on 2 layers of tin foil.
  5. Slice the lemon into rounds.
  6. Place lemon slices on top of salmon and drizzle with honey.
  7. Reduce heat to medium on center burner.

  8. Close foil packet and place over center burner.
  9. Cook until the salmon is cooked through about 5 minutes per side.

Recipe Notes

Serve with simple grilled vegetables.

Nutrition Facts
Lemon Rosemary Grilled Salmon
Amount Per Serving
Calories 335 Calories from Fat 153
% Daily Value*
Fat 17g26%
Saturated Fat 2g13%
Cholesterol 93mg31%
Sodium 76mg3%
Potassium 907mg26%
Carbohydrates 9g3%
Fiber 1g4%
Sugar 5g6%
Protein 34g68%
Vitamin A 70IU1%
Vitamin C 28.6mg35%
Calcium 34mg3%
Iron 1.7mg9%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.


  1. Kate

    Love it

  2. James

    Really good flavor.


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