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Grilled salmon on a wooden plank

Traeger Grilled Salmon with Lemon Dijon Marinade

  • Author: Amanda
  • Total Time: 15 minutes
  • Yield: 4 servings 1x


This Traeger Grilled Salmon with a spiced rub with a tangy citrusy lemon dijon sauce is the perfect way to kick off grilling season. This is a quick grilled salmon recipe with the BEST honey mustard sauce that simply MELTS into the salmon without butter! 


  • 4 salmon filets
  • 1 tsp smoked paprika
  • 1 tsp chili powder
  • Salt & Pepper
  • 2 tbs olive oil 

Honey Mustard Lemon Sauce

  • Juice of 1 lemon
  • 1 tbs spicy brown or dijon mustard
  • 2 tsp honey


  1. Preheat grill to 400F. (allow to sit at this temperature for 10 minutes)
  2. Mix seasonings together in a small bowl.  In a baking dish, rub oil and seasonings into the salmon fillets. 
  3. Lift the lid and place the salmon skin side down. Close the lid and let grill for 7-8 minutes. (You may need to do a few minutes more if it is a thick cut). 
  4. Flip the salmon and cook for 3-4 minutes longer or until the internal temperature is around 140F. 
  5. While the salmon grills, whisk together the lemon juice, honey, and mustard into a small bowl.
  6. Brush the lemon honey sauce over the salmon right when it comes off the grill. 
  7. Serve with sliced cherry tomatoes, red onion, and avocado. (optional) 
  • Cook Time: 15 minutes
  • Category: Dinner
  • Method: Grill
  • Cuisine: American

Keywords: traeger grilled salmon, grilled salmon, lemon honey marinade, summer salmon recipe