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:

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

When we go to Olive Garden, I always get Herb Grilled Salmon. So I decided to try and make it at home, and it was very easy to prepare. The recipe is perfect for a weeknight meal or fancy to have date night in.

Grilling the Herb Salmon gives it that smoky flavor that we love. We love that the fresh squeeze lemon zest gives it that extra kick.

You might also like to try Grilled Salmon in Foil or Easy Blackstone Salmon Recipe.

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

Ingredients:

For the Salmon:

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

For the Garlic Herb Butter:

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

How to Make Herb Grilled Salmon:

For the Grilled Salmon:

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

For the Garlic Herb Butter:

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

What to serve with Herb Grilled Salmon Olive Garden Recipe?

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

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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.

Print Recipe here for Olive Garden’s Herb Grilled Salmon:

Olive Garden’s Herb Grilled Salmon

5 from 37 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 mins
Cook Time 15 mins
Total Time 30 mins
Servings 4
Cuisine American
Course Main Course
Calories 496
Author Grill on a Dime

Ingredients

  • For the Salmon:
  • 4 Salmon Filets with the skin on
  • 4 tsp Olive Oil
  • 1 Lemon
  • 1 Tbsp Italian Seasoning
  • 1 tsp Salt
  • 1/2 tsp Pepper
  • For the Garlic Herb Butter:
  • 1/2 cup Unsalted Butter softened at room temperature
  • 2 tsp Minced Garlic
  • 1 tsp Fresh Parsley chopped

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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