Dinner, Lunch

Smoked Marinated Asian Salmon

  • Prep 1 hour
  • Preheat 20 mins
  • Total 1h 35 mins
  • Easy
  • Serves 8


  • Contains Soybeans
  • Contains Fish

Tip: Allergy Advice

This dish contains the following allergens: Soybeans, Fish

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  • 1/4 cup sliced scallions, divided
  • 2 cups soy sauce
  • 2 tablespoons minced garlic
  • 2 tablespoons minced ginger
  • 1/4 teaspoon wasabi paste (optional)
  • 1 tablespoon mirin
  • 2 tablespoons sesame oil
  • 1 tablespoon rice wine vinegar
  • Kosher salt, as desired
  • Ground black pepper, as desired
  • 2 whole salmon fillets (6–7 pounds each), deboned, skin removed


  • Medium Bowl
  • Whisk
  • Large Resealable Plastic Bag
  • Step 1

    In a medium bowl, prepare the marinade by whisking together half the scallions and all remaining ingredients except the salmon. Then place the marinade and salmon in a large resealable plastic bag or baking dish, covering the salmon with marinade, then place in the refrigerator for 1 hour. Depending on the size of the fillets, you may need to marinate in 2 separate vessels. If using a baking dish, cover with plastic wrap.

  • Step 2

    To install the grill grate, position it flat on top of the heating element so it sits in place.

  • Step 3

    While holding the smoke box open, use the pellet scoop to pour pellets into the box until filled to the top.

  • Step 4

    Select GRILL. Select WOODFIRE FLAVOR. Set temperature to HI and select PRESET. To set the thermometer, select FISH and desired doneness. Select START/STOP to begin preheating (preheating will take approx. 16–20 minutes).

  • Step 5

    Insert thermometer horizontally into the center of the thickest part of the largest fillet. *When unit beeps to signify it has preheated and ADD FOOD is displayed, open hood and place salmon fillets onto grill grate lengthwise. Close the hood to begin cooking. When unit beeps and display reads FLIP, open hood, and use silicone-tipped tongs to flip fillets. Close hood over cord to begin cooking.

    NOTE: For dual thermometer usage, plug thermometer 2 into the bottom jack labeled “2”, set to FISH and select desired doneness.

  • Step 6

    When cooking has completed, remove salmon from grill and serve with desired sides such as steamed white rice.