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Honey Balsamic Salmon

Honey Balsamic Salmon

By Traeger Kitchen

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

Prep Time

5 Min

Cook Time

25 Min




Number of People Serving


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Units of Measurement:
1 Medium salmon fillet
As Needed Traeger Fin & Feather Rub
1/2 Cup balsamic vinegar
1 Tablespoon minced garlic
2 Tablespoon honey


  • 1

    Season the fillet with the Traeger Fin & Feather Rub.

  • 2

    Make the glaze: Combine the vinegar, garlic and honey in a small saucepan. Simmer over medium heat until reduced by half. Usually 10 to 15 minutes. The glaze will be properly reduced when it coats the back of a spoon. Using a basting brush, coat the fillet with the glaze.

  • 3

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

    350 ˚F / 177 ˚C

  • 4

    Arrange the salmon fillet on the grill grate. Grill for 25 to 30 minutes, or until the salmon is opaque and flakes easily with a fork.

    350 ˚F / 177 ˚C


  • 5

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

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