Olive Garden Herb Grilled Salmon is one of our favorite copycat recipes. The salmon is seasoned with easy ingredients then rubbed with amazing garlic herb butter.

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Olive Garden Herb Grilled Salmon Recipe is so easy to make and one of our favorite grilled seafood recipes. We love making salmon because it is nutritious and always so full of flavor.

You might also like to try Grilled Salmon in Foil, Grilled Honey Garlic Salmon Recipe, Easy Blackstone Salmon Recipe, Grilled Halibut Recipe or any of our 29 Easy Grilled Salmon Recipes or Smoked Salmon Recipes.

What is Herb Grilled Salmon at Olive Garden?

The Herb Grilled Salmon is a very popular dish at Olive Garden. The Salmon is prepared with lemon, Italian Seasoning and brushed with olive oil. Allow the salmon to marinate to enhance the flavoring.

It is then Grilled to perfection. Allow the salmon to grill for about 15 to 30 minutes until it is fork flaky. Then serve the salmon topped with garlic fresh herb butter infused with fresh parsley.

Ingredients

Ingredients needed - salmon, olive oil, lemons, italian seasoning, salt and pepper, butter, minced garlic, fresh parsley

For the Salmon:

  • Salmon Filets with the skin on
  • Olive Oil
  • Lemon Zest
  • Italian Seasoning
  • Salt
  • Pepper

For the Garlic Herb Butter:

  • Unsalted Butter, softened at room temperature
  • Minced Garlic
  • Fresh Parsley, chopped

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How to Make Herb Grilled Salmon:

For the Grilled Salmon:

Salmon on a plate topped with fresh squeeze lemon

Step 1 – Squeeze Fresh Lemon on Salmon – Place the salmon fillets on a large plate. Squeeze the lemon juice on top and around the salmon fillets.

Topping the salmon fillets with seasoning

Step 2 – Prepare Marinade – Then season the salmon with the salt, pepper and Italian seasoning. Rub the seasonings into the salmon well on both sides. Allow the salmon to marinade for 10-15 minutes.

Placing the seasoned salmon fillets on the grill

Step 3 – Preheat Grill – Preheat the grill to 400 degrees F and rub some olive oil on the grill grates so that the salmon does not stick to the grill. You can also use vegetable oil.

Grilled salmon on the grill

Step 4 – Grill Salmon – Gently place the salmon on the grill, salmon fillets skin down and brush the easy side of the salmon with the oil. Close the lid and cook the salmon the salmon for 14-20 minutes until the salmon is flakey with a fork.

Combining the garlic butter mixture in a bowl

Step 5 – Combine Herb Butter Ingredients – Stir together all the ingredients in a small bowl.

Topping the grilled salmon with the garlic butter

Step 6 – Top the Salmon – Serve the salmon with the garlic butter on top and enjoy!

How will I know when the Salmon is done?

When grilling salmon, there are a few ways to determine if your Salmon is done.

  • Color – Check the Salmon for color. Salmon should be a orange-pink color when it is cooked.
  • Firm – Salmon should be firm to the touch.
  • Fork Test – Use a fork to check for doneness by inserting it in the salmon to see if it flakes easily.
Close up image of grilled herb Salmon

Other ways to Cook Herb Salmon

  • Cast Iron Skillet – We love using out cast iron skillet. The salmon cooks perfectly and it turns out so flavorful.
  • Air Fryer – You can put your salmon in the air fryer for an easy weeknight meal.

How to Serve

There are many great sides that pair well with Grilled Herb Salmon.

Close up image of grilled herb Salmon

How to Store Herb Grilled Salmon

Store the leftover salmon in an air tight container for up to 3 days. Salmon is great leftover and the perfect lunch the next day.

You can even shred the salmon and place it on a garden salad.

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Olive Garden’s Herb Grilled Salmon

5 from 89 votes
Olive Garden Herb Grilled Salmon is one of our favorite copycat recipes. The Garlic Herb Butter makes the Salmon flavorful and taste great.
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 15 minutes
Total Time 30 minutes
Servings 4
Cuisine American
Course Main Course
Calories 496

Ingredients

Instructions

  • For the Grilled Salmon:
  • Place the salmon fillets on a large plate. Squeeze the lemon juice on top and around the salmon fillets.Then season the salmon with the salt, pepper and Italian seasoning. Rub the seasonings into the salmon well on both sides. Allow the salmon to marinade for 10-15 minutes.
  • Preheat the grill to 400 degrees F and rub some olive oil on the grill grates so that the salmon does not stick to the grill.Gently place the salmon on the grill, skin side down and brush the salmon with the oil on both sides.
  • Close the lid and cook the salmon the salmon for 14-20 minutes until the salmon is flakey with a fork.
  • For the Garlic Herb Butter:
  • Stir together all the ingredients in a small bowl.
  • Serve the salmon with the garlic butter on top and enjoy!

Nutrition Facts

Calories 496kcal, Carbohydrates 4g, Protein 35g, Fat 38g, Saturated Fat 17g, Polyunsaturated Fat 6g, Monounsaturated Fat 12g, Trans Fat 1g, Cholesterol 155mg, Sodium 661mg, Potassium 906mg, Fiber 1g, Sugar 1g, Vitamin A 808IU, Vitamin C 15mg, Calcium 60mg, Iron 2mg

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  1. Hi, Carrie, how long should I cook this in the oven? I do not have a grill at the moment.