Pineapple BBQ Salmon from Sammy Singleton on Vimeo.

PREP TIME: 10 min
COOK TIME: 10 min
TOTAL TIME: 20 min

Say hello to warm weather with this tangy and delicious pineapple barbecue salmon! Skip the store bought sauce and make your own with fresh ginger, pineapple, and garlic. 

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Barbecue Sauce

  • ¼ cup tomato paste
  • 2 Tbsp hoisin sauce
  • ½ cup apple cider vinegar
  • ¼ cup brown sugar
  • ½  tsp garlic chili sauce
  • ½ cup Pineapple, pureed
  • 1 1-inch ginger piece, grated
  • 2 garlic cloves, grated
  • 1 Lime, zested and juiced
  • 1 tsp freshly cracked pepper


  1. Preheat the grill to high and brush with oil. Meanwhile in a medium saucepan, combine all BBQ sauce ingredients over medium heat, bringing to a simmer for 5 minutes.
  2. Pat salmon filets dry and brush the flesh side with oil. Place them skin side down on the grill. Grill, lid closed for 5 minutes. Flip and brush with BBQ sauce. Cook for an additional 2 or three minutes. Transfer to a platter and gently slide the skin off if you would like. 
  3. Brush with more BBQ glaze and serve.