Grilled Teriyaki Salmon Skewers


These grilled teriyaki salmon skewers are an easy weeknight meal, but they’re also great for gatherings. We think they’re perfect for Memorial Day Weekend and other backyard barbecues. When it’s too cold outside for grilling, you can broil these skewers in the oven or bake them at 400ºF until cooked through.

We originally shared this recipe way back in 2006, but have updated the recipe and post to ensure it is clear and can still be enjoyed by many!

Grilled Teriyaki Salmon Skewers Recipe - dairy-free, gluten-free, nut-free

Special Diet Notes: Grilled Teriyaki Salmon Skewers

By ingredients, this recipe is dairy-free / non-dairy, egg-free, gluten-free, nut-free, and peanut-free.

Grilled Teriyaki Salmon Skewers
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Be sure to soak wooden skewers in water for at least 10 minutes before threading the salmon and grilling.
Serves: 12 skewers
  • 1 pound skinless salmon filet
  • ¼ cup soy sauce or gluten-free tamari
  • ¼ cup honey
  • 1 tablespoon rice vinegar
  • 1 teaspoon minced fresh ginger
  • 1 clove fresh garlic, minced
  • Pinch freshly ground black pepper
  • 12 lemon wedges
  1. Slice salmon lengthwise into 12 long strips, and thread each onto a soaked wooden skewer. Place the salmon skewers in a shallow dish.
  2. In a bowl, whisk together the soy sauce, honey, vinegar, ginger, garlic, and pepper.
  3. Pour the sauce over skewers, turning to coat. Let the fish sit at room temperature for 30 minutes. When finished marinating, transfer the marinade to a small saucepan, and simmer it for several minutes.
  4. Preheat a grill to medium-high heat and lightly oil the grates.
  5. Thread 1 lemon wedge onto the end of each skewer.
  6. Cook the skewers on the preheated grill for 4 minutes per side, brushing often with the marinade, or until the fish flakes easily with a fork.

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About Author

Alisa is the founder of, Food Editor for Allergic Living magazine, and author of the best-selling dairy-free book, Go Dairy Free: The Guide and Cookbook for Milk Allergies, Lactose Intolerance, and Casein-Free Living, and the new cookbook, Eat Dairy Free: Your Essential Cookbook for Everyday Meals, Snacks, and Sweets. Alisa is also a professional recipe creator and product ambassador for the natural food industry.

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