Lemon Garlic Salmon

A New Campfire Favorite

Post sponsored by Cowboy Charcoal


Seafood lovers will be happy to know that fire cooking fish is super easy. From start to finish, you are able to get all the smoky flavor you love from the fire into a delicious and juicy fish. So, today we are going to do a simple pan sear on some salmon.

This campfire favorite is easily paired with the freshness of lemon and the tangy-ness of garlic. So break out your Cowboy® Hardwood Lump Charcoals and your favorite cast iron skillet and lets get cooking!


Freshly cooked Lemon Garlic Salmon

Freshly cooked Lemon Garlic Salmon

Salmon Ingredients

  • 2 fresh salmon filets (5-6 oz each with skin on)
  • 1 lemon cut in quarters
  • 1 tbsp of garlic salt
  • 1/2 cup of freshly chopped parsley
  • 1/4 cup of butter


  • Light Cowboy® Hardwood Lump Charcoals in charcoal chimney and let burn for 10-15 minutes
  • Spread hot coals over grilling area and preheat grill & cast iron pan for approximately 10 minutes.
  • On a plate, lather salmon flesh side with garlic salt and squeeze two quarters of lemon on top. Let salmon sit for 5 minutes before cooking.
  • Once skillet is hot, place all of the butter into the pan and let melt
  • Place salmon skin side down into skillet for about 6-8 minutes
  • Flip salmon on to flesh side to cook for 2-3 minutes
  • Flip salmon back to skin side down and squeeze the last bit of lemon on top
  • Place fresh parsley on top and enjoy!
Salmon Cooking on the Grill

Salmon Cooking on the Grill

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