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Grilled salmon with garlic and herb sauce

Grilled salmon is fresh, wild-caught salmon, grilled to perfection and topped with a delicious garlic and herb sauce.

Eating healthy doesn’t have to be boring. This delicious salmon recipe is full of nutrient-dense ingredients but is also full of tremendous flavor.

This herb sauce is so easy to make and can be added to a number of different dishes, such as chicken, white fish, tofu, and grilled veggies.

You can also add jalapeño for some extra flavor as a spice.

Serve this dish with a side of rice or grilled vegetables. Enjoy!

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Ingredient Lists

  • Fresh wild-caught salmon
  • Basil
  • Parsley
  • Garlic
  • Lemon juice
  • Olive oil
  • Paprika
  • Cayenne pepper
  • Avocado oil
  • Salt and pepper
Grilled salmon with garlic and herb sauce

Grilled salmon with garlic and herb sauce

Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 20 minutes
Servings 4 people


  • 1 pound of fresh wild-caught salmon
  • 1/4 cup of basil, chopped 
  • 1/4 cup of parsley, chopped
  • 1 clove of garlic
  • 2 tbsp of lemon juice
  • 1/2 cup of olive oil
  • 1 tsp of paprika
  • 1/8 tsp of cayenne pepper
  • avocado oil for drizzling
  • salt and pepper for taste


  • Place the salmon on a large plate and sprinkle it with salt and pepper. Drizzle the salmon with avocado oil.
  • Place it on a hot grill skin side up. Grill the salmon for 5-7 minutes each side for medium rare, and 8-10 minutes for medium.
  • While the salmon is cooking, make your herb sauce. Place the herbs, lemon juice, remaining seasonings, and avocado oil in a blender or food processor. 
  • Blend until smooth, and add salt and pepper as needed. When the salmon is done cooking, drizzle the salmon with your herb sauce and serve with a side of rice or your favorite veggies. Enjoy!

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