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Olive Garden Herb Grilled Salmon Recipe

Olive Garden Herb Grilled Salmon Recipe

This easy and delicious copycat Olive Garden Herb Grilled Salmon recipe can be made at home in no time! The herbs add a nice flavor to the fish, and the lemon juice gives it a zesty kick.

This recipe for olive garden herb grilled salmon is simple to make and flavorful. Salmon is a nutrient-rich fish that’s delicious and easy to prepare.

A recipe that is simple enough for a weekday evening dinner, but elegant enough for company.

This is a great recipe to make with an outdoor grill, but you can also use your cast-iron skillet if that’s what suits yourself.
The heat will be distributed more evenly and it won’t break apart like other metals would in this type of cooking situation!

You can make this simple recipe with your favorite fresh herbs and spices. Try adding some fresh dill or thyme for an added zingy flavor!

olive garden herb grilled salmon

Copy Cat Olive Garden’s Herb Grilled Salmon

Ingredients:

  • 3 – 8 oz salmon fillets with skin
  • 2 tbsp extra-virgin olive oil
  • 1 lemon
  • 2 tbsp Italian seasoning
  • 1 tsp salt
  • 1/2 tsp pepper
olive garden herb grilled salmon

Directions:

Coat a skillet with olive oil.

Place salmon fillets skin-side down in the skillet.

olive garden herb grilled salmon

Squeeze the lemon over top of the salmon.

olive garden herb grilled salmon

Season evenly with Italian herbs, salt, and pepper.

Cover the skillet and cook on medium heat until the salmon is pink and flaky, about 15 minutes.

olive garden herb grilled salmon

Garnish with fresh parsley.

How to Tell When Salmon is Done?

When cooking salmon, the best way to tell if it is done is to check the color. Salmon is done when it is an orange-pink color and slightly firm to the touch. You can also test for doneness by inserting a fork into the fish and checking to see if the meat flakes easily.

What Sides are Good to go with Olive Garden Herb Grilled Salmon?

There are many great sides to go with Olive Garden Herb Grilled Salmon.

Some of our favorites include fresh vegetables like steamed broccoli, roasted red potatoes, or grilled asparagus

Additional ideas include Olive Garden’s famous house salad, pasta dishes, a side of sautéed shrimp or shrimp scampi.

How Long is Cooked Salmon Good For?

Cooked salmon is usually good for 3-4 days in the fridge. If you freeze it, it will last for about 2 months.

olive garden herb grilled salmon
olive garden herb grilled salmon

Olive Garden Herb Grilled Salmon Recipe

Yield: 3
Prep Time: 5 minutes
Cook Time: 15 minutes
Total Time: 20 minutes
This easy and delicious copycat Olive Garden Herb Grilled Salmon recipe can be made at home in no time! The herbs add a nice flavor to the fish, and the lemon juice gives it a zesty kick.

Ingredients

  • 3 - 8 oz salmon fillets with skin 

  • 2 tbsp olive oil

  • 1 lemon

  • 2 tbsp Italian seasoning

  • 1 tsp salt

  • 1/2 tsp pepper

Instructions

Coat a skillet with olive oil.

Place salmon fillets skin-side down in the skillet.

Squeeze the lemon over top of the salmon.

Season evenly with Italian herbs, salt, and pepper.

Cover the skillet and cook on medium heat until the salmon is pink and flaky, about 15 minutes.

Garnish with fresh parsley

Notes

How to Tell When Salmon is Done?

When cooking salmon, the best way to tell if it is done is to check the color. Salmon is done when it is an orange-pink color and slightly firm to the touch. You can also test for doneness by inserting a fork into the fish and checking to see if the meat flakes easily.

How Long is Cooked Salmon Good For?

Cooked salmon is usually good for 3-4 days in the fridge. If you freeze it, it will last for about 2 months.

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