Grilled Gluten Free Salmon Recipe: Sweet and Savory

One of my Facebook followers requested a recipe for a gluten free salmon recipe that did not contain soy or ginger. This one fits those requirements. Because I am not a fan of fish in general, I enjoy a sweet marinade on mine. If you do, as well, give it a try. I am sure you will save it along with your favorite gluten free salmon recipes and use for years to come.Ā 


Gluten Free Grilled Salmon: Sweet and Savory


Yield: Serves 4

Gluten Free Grilled Salmon: Sweet and Savory

A sweet and savory grilled gluten free salmon recipe that tempts those who not even fans of salmon.


  • 3 Tablespoons light or golden brown sugar
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons honey
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons gluten free apricotĀ jam
  • 1 Tablespoon unsalted butter
  • 2 Tablespoons gluten free dijon mustard (French's or Grey Poupon)
  • 1 Tablespoon balsamicĀ vinegar
  • 1 Tablespoon olive oil, plus more for grill
  • Extra virgin olive oil, as needed
  • Salt and freshly ground black pepper
  • 4 salmon fillets, about 1/3 lb. each


  1. Preheat grill to medium with the lid closed.
  2. In a small saucepan, combine the brown sugar, honey, jam and butter over medium heat.
  3. Remove from the burner and whisk in the mustard, vinegar and olive oil; and set aside to cool.
  4. Spray or spritz the grill using gluten free oil.
  5. Season both sides of the salmon with salt and pepper, to taste.
  6. Place the salmon skin side down on the grill.
  7. Baste the salmon with the brown sugar mixture; and grill for 10 to 15 minutes. Turn over once and baste the other side.

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