Whole, Stuffed and Barbecued Wild Alaska Salmon

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Whole, Stuffed and Barbecued Wild Alaska Salmon


  • 1 X 3-4kg whole wild Alaska salmon
  • 2 lemons, quartered
  • Marinade:
  • zest and juice of 2 lemons
  • 3 tbsp chopped Thyme
  • 3 tbsp chopped tarragon
  • 2 handfuls parsley, roughly chopped
  • 1 handful mint, roughly chopped
  • 100ml olive oil
  • salt and black pepper

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  • Combine the ingredients for the marinade and season with salt and black pepper. Set half aside for a dressing
  • Rinse the salmon under cold water and pat dry
  • Slash the skin of the salmon using a sharp knife
  • Rub the marinade into the salmon and stuff the cavity with the remaining lemon quarters
  • Use cocktail sticks to pin together the cavity
  • Cook the salmon on the barbecue for 15-20 minutes a side or until the salmon is cooked through
  • Serve with the remaining herb marinade

Phil's Tips

If you can’t get hold of a whole Alaska salmon, use whole sides and cook for 4-5 minutes a side