Grilled Salmon on a Salt Block

Grilled Salmon on a Salt Block

The himalayan salt block may be used to cook or as a serving platter. It may be bought online or at gourmet stores. To clean it, simply wipe with a clean, damp cloth or paper towel. It can be reused several times.

4 servings
Preparation 10 min
Cooking 15 min

200 calories per serving 
Cooking dish: Himalayan salt block


1 tbsp olive oil   15 mL
2 tbsp chives, fresh, finely chopped   6 g
600 g salmon fillet    
  ground pepper to taste    

Before you start

If a salt block is not available, wrap the fish in aluminum foil, then cook it about 15 min in an outdoor grill or in the oven.


  1. Place the salt block on a grill rack. Heat the grill to average temperature, then increase to high temperature.
  2. In a samll bowl, mix the oil with the chives. Brush the salmon top with this mixture. Cut the salmon fillet into pieces of comparable size, as per the number of servings required. Put them, skin side down on the hot salt block. Add pepper to taste. It is not necssary to add any salt.
  3. Close the grill, then cook about 8 min. Turn the fish pieces using a spatula, then cook an additional 7 min. It is important to check with a fork to see if the fish is cooked through. Alternatively, the fish may be cook in a oven. Place the salt block into a cold oven and turn the heat first to 120°C/250°F, then increase the heat to 190°C/375°F. Put the fish on the hot block, then cook 15 min.
  4. Remove the skin, then transfer the fish to the serving plates and serve.

Nutrition Facts Table

Nutrition Facts

per 1 serving (120g)


% DV*

* DV = Daily Value




8 g

12 %

Saturated 1.5 g
+ Trans 0 g

8 %


110 mg


75 mg

3 %


0 g

0 %


0 g

0 %


0 g


30 g

Vitamin A

4 %

Vitamin C

2 %


2 %


6 %

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Servings of Canada's Food Guide

1 serving of this recipe is equivalent to:

Vegetables and Fruit: 0 serving
Grain Products: 0 serving
Milk and Alternatives: 0 serving
Meat and Alternatives: serving

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Free :
Sugar, Trans Fat
Low :
Saturated Fat, Sodium
Source of :
Iron, Magnesium, Omega-3, Pantothenic Acid, Vitamin B1, Vitamin K, Zinc
Good source of :
Vitamin B2, Vitamin E
Excellent source of :
Niacin, Phosphorus, Potassium, Selenium, Vitamin B12, Vitamin B6, Vitamin D
Diet-related health claims :
Artery-healthy, Heart-healthy

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This recipe is in the following categories: Fish | Main courses/Entrées | Artery-healthy | Diabetes-friendly | Halal | Heart-healthy | High Vitamin D | Kosher | Low Saturated Fat | Low Sodium | Source of Omega-3 | Barbecue/Broil/Grill

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