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Cast Iron
Cast Iron Skillet Salmon Recipe
Prep Time
5 mins
Cook Time
15 mins
Total Time
20 mins

Zesty and citrus flavor perfect for a hearty salmon filet.

Course: Main Course
Cuisine: American
Servings: 2 people
Author: Derek Wolf
  • 2 fresh salmon filets 5-6 oz each with skin on
  • 1 lemon cut in quarters
  • 1 tbsp of garlic salt
  • 1/2 cup of freshly chopped parsley
  • 1/4 cup of butter
  1. Light Cowboy® Hardwood Lump Charcoals in charcoal chimney and let burn for 10-15 minutes
  2. Spread hot coals over grilling area and preheat grill & cast iron pan for approximately 10 minutes.
  3. On a plate, lather salmon flesh side with garlic salt and squeeze two quarters of lemon on top. Let salmon sit for 5 minutes before cooking.
  4. Once skillet is hot, place all of the butter into the pan and let melt
  5. Place salmon skin side down into skillet for about 6-8 minutes
  6. Flip salmon on to flesh side to cook for 2-3 minutes
  7. Flip salmon back to skin side down and squeeze the last bit of lemon on top
  8. Place fresh parsley on top and enjoy!
Recipe Notes

Gear: Cowboy Charcoal, cast iron skillet and tongs.