Salmon With a Lemon Chimichurri Butter Sauce

Salmon With a Lemon Chimichurri Butter Sauce

This salmon with a lemon chimichuirri sauce recipe is one of the best fish recipes I’ve made in a while! The perfectly grilled salmon with tender and flaky meat is cooked on a pile of citrus rings. Topped with a vibrant zesty lemon chimichurri is the perfect weeknight dinner or special occasion.


Lemon Chimichurri Sauce Ingredients

  • 1 Batch of parsley
  • 1 Lemon
  • 1 tbsp Minced garlic
  • 1 tbsp Fresh oregano
  • 1 tbsp Red wine vinegar
  • 1 tsp Crushed red pepper flakes
  • 1/4 cup Olive oil
  • 1/4 Diced red onion
  • Pinch of salt


  1. Lightly season the salmon filet with Dad's All Purpose rub and gently pat it in.
  2. Slice an orange and lime or lemon and set aside.
  3. In a blender, add a handful of parsley, diced red onion, minced garlic, freshly squeezed lemon juice and zest, red wine vinegar, olive oil, fresh oregano and salt for taste. Blend the ingredients together.
  4. Preheat the grill to a medium heat and set of indirect heat
  5. Create a citrus bed out of the orange and lime slices and place the seasoned salmon on top.
  6. Brush the lemon chimichurri sauce over the salmon filet and cook until the internal temperature of the fish reached 135 degrees.
  7. Remove and rest for 5 minutes.
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