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Hot Smoked Salmon With Lemon & Dill Butter

Cooking method:

Ninja Woodfire Electric BBQ Grill & Smoker
  • Prep Time: 10 mins
  • Pre-heat Time 11 mins
  • Cook Time 7 mins
  • Total time: 28 mins
  • Skill Easy
  • Serves 4 people

Hot Smoked Salmon With Lemon & Dill Butter


Tip: Allergy Advice

This dish contains the following allergens: Fish, Dairy


  • 25g butter, melted
  • Zest and juice of ½ lemon
  • 10g fresh dill, chopped, reserve some fronds for garnish
  • Salt and ground black pepper, as desired
  • 600g salmon fillet

Cooking mode

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  • Step 1

    To install the grill plate, position it flat on top of the heating element and gently press down until it sits into place, then close the lid 

  • Step 2

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

  • Step 3

    Turn dial to GRILL. Press WOODFIRE FLAVOUR. Set temperature to HI and set time to 7 minutes. Select START/STOP to begin preheating (IGN and preheating will take approx. 9-11 minutes). 

  • Step 4

    To prepare the butter, add the butter, lemon zest, juice, dill, salt and pepper in a small bowl and mix until evenly combined. Brush butter over the flesh side of the salmon.

  • Step 5

    When unit beeps to signify it has preheated and ADD FOOD is displayed, open lid and place salmon fillet, skin side down onto grill, gently pressing down to maximize grill marks. Close lid to begin cooking. 

  • Step 6

    When the display reads FLIP, open lid and use silicone-tipped tongs to flip the salmon. Close lid to continue cooking.

  • Step 7

    When cooking is complete, brush the salmon with any remaining butter and garnish with dill fronds. Serve salmon with lemon wedges and potato salad.