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Citrus Salmon

Citrus Salmon

By Traeger Kitchen

Slather that salmon in butter, lemon, and dill for a zesty flavor that’s sure to please any eater.

Prep Time

10 Minutes

Cook Time

15 Minutes




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Units of Measurement:
2 Tablespoon Unsalted butter, softened
1/2 Teaspoon lemon zest
1 Teaspoon lemon juice
2 Teaspoon chopped fresh dill, plus more for garnish
1/2 Teaspoon kosher salt
To Taste Black pepper
4 (8 oz) skin-on salmon fillets
4 Slices lemon


  • 1

    When ready to cook, set the Traeger temperature to 350°F and preheat with the lid closed for 15 minutes.

    350 ˚F / 177 ˚C

  • 2

    In a small bowl, mix together the butter, lemon zest, lemon juice, dill, salt, and pepper.

    • 2 Tablespoon Unsalted butter, softened

    • 1/2 Teaspoon lemon zest

    • 1 Teaspoon lemon juice

    • 2 Teaspoon chopped fresh dill, plus more for garnish

    • 1/2 Teaspoon kosher salt

    • To Taste Black pepper

  • 3

    Generously slather the top of each salmon fillet with the lemon-dill butter. Top each fillet with a lemon slice.

    • 4  (8 oz) skin-on salmon fillets

    • 4 Slices lemon

  • 4

    Insert the probe horizontally into the center of a salmon fillet. Place the fillets, skin-side down, directly on the grill grates. Cook until the internal temperature reaches 130°F for medium-rare, 15-20 minutes, or to your desired temperature.

    350 ˚F / 177 ˚C

    130 ˚F / 54 ˚C

  • 5

    Remove the salmon from the grill. Garnish with more dill and serve. Enjoy!

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