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Honey Balsamic Salmon




Wood-fired fresh salmon grills to sweet and flaky perfection. This salmon recipe will keep your family coming back for more.


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  • 1 Medium salmon fillet

  • Traeger Fin & Feather Rub

  • 1/2 Cup balsamic vinegar

  • 1 Tablespoon minced garlic

  • 2 Tablespoon honey

  • 1

    Season the salmon with Traeger Fin & Feather Rub.
    • 1 Medium salmon fillet

    • To Taste Traeger Fin & Feather Rub

  • 2

    Make the glaze: In a small saucepan, combine the vinegar, garlic, and honey. Bring to a simmer over medium heat and cook until reduced by half and thick enough to coat the back of a spoon, 10-15 minutes. Using a basting brush, coat the salmon with the glaze, reserving any leftovers for serving.
    • 1/2 Cup balsamic vinegar

    • 1 Tablespoon minced garlic

    • 2 Tablespoon honey

  • 3

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

    350 ˚F

  • 4

    Place the salmon fillet directly on the grill grates. Close the lid and cook until the salmon is opaque and flakes easily with a fork, 25-30 minutes.

    350 ˚F

  • 5

    Transfer the salmon to a platter or plates and serve immediately. If desired, warm any remaining glaze and drizzle over top of the salmon. Enjoy!

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