What temperature do you grill salmon?
Seal the Foil Packet and GRILL!
- Salmon should be grilled over medium heat, about 375 to 400 degrees F. …
- Once you close the grill, the salmon should cook for 14-18 minutes, until almost completely cooked through at the thickest part.
What temperature does salmon cook best at?
The USDA recommends cooking salmon to 145 degrees Fahrenheit. Please don’t do that. You’ll find the best results in the 120 to 125 degrees Fahrenheit range using an accurate digital meat thermometer.
How long does salmon need to be on the grill?
Grill the salmon skin side down over direct high heat with the lid closed, for about 6-8 minutes or until the fish lightens in color, becomes more firm to the touch and you can lift the fillets off the cooking grates without them sticking.
Do you flip salmon on the grill?
Place the salmon skin side down on the grill. There is no need to flip. Unless you have a well seasoned cast iron grill or one of the really cheap portable grills with thin grates, the flesh of the salmon will most likely stick. To avoid the “sticking panic” cook salmon skin side down and don’t flip.
How do you know when salmon is done?
Salmon will change from translucent (red or raw) to opaque (pink) as it cooks. After 6-8 minutes of cooking, check for doneness, by taking a sharp knife to peek into the thickest part. If the meat is beginning to flake, but still has a little translucency in the middle, it is done. It should not however, look raw.