Campfire Flame Grilled Salmon Recipe with Step by Step Instructions

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I present my recipe for Flame Grilled Salmon in this post. This is a wonderfully simple fish dish for the garden and barbecue.

The barbecue has stayed in the cellar for a long time, I prefer to use the fire bowl. That way I can end the barbecue event with a campfire. Today I can do without the charcoal completely. The beech wood will be used in a moment. After all, our fish fillet needs indirect fire heat.

A cooking video accompanies you around the campfire. I wish you good luck and bon appétit!

1. Shopping list

Here is the handy list for your shopping:

Soon, will be offering a flaming salmon set, so you can prepare the dish “out of the box” directly.

I’ll leave some more information about the special sesame seeds in the last line of the list. I have put together a great sesame spice set together with The sesame furikake come from Japan and taste delicious.

These are sesame seeds with wasabi, ume plums, kimchi and yuzu flavour. The sesame seeds don’t just go with fish, but with any vegetable, salad, Asian dish or fusion cuisine. I can’t keep my fingers off them right now, a tasty and delightful change.


Sesame furikake from Japan taste delicious. Flavoured sesame seeds are the spice barbecue trend of 2021!

Chef Thomas Sixt on the new Sesame discovery
Sesame spice set cook box
Sesame Cook BOX

2. Recipe Flame Grilled Salmon

Now it’s time to relax: light a fire and put the salmon on the board. Below are the step-by-step instructions with pictures. If you have any questions, please use the comment function at the bottom of the page. I’m looking forward to it!

Flame Grilled Salmon

Instructions with tips from cooking professional Thomas Sixt.

Servings 2 Portions
Calories 1180
Total Time 25 Min.
Preparation Time 10 Min.
Cook Time 25 Min.

Flame Grilled Salmon Recipe Prepare with confidence with the guidance of Chef Thomas Sixt.

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Flamed Salmon Close Up
Flamed salmon close-up arranged on the plate.


1 pc Salmon fillet (as a whole)
1 sachet Flame salmon spice (Flame Salmon Spice)
1 bunch thyme
1 bunch Rosemary
1-2 tbsp. Olive oil


Flamed salmon board and salmon fillet
Flamed salmon board and salmon fillet

Prepare the salmon fillet and flame salmon board in the kitchen. Assemble the board according to the instructions and test it on the cold fire bowl. Then build the campfire, put the fire extinguisher or garden hose in position and light the fire.

Salmon fillet vacuum-sealed
Wrapped salmon fillet in the kitchen on the kitchen board.

Cut open the salmon fillet packaging and rinse the fillet under cold running water.

Packed salmon fillet
Salmon fillet unpacked on the kitchen board.

Dry the salmon fillet on kitchen paper.

Flamed salmon board
Flamed salmon board in the kitchen.

Provide a flame salmon board.

Oiling flamed salmon board
Flamed salmon board with oil.

Coat the grill board with olive oil.

Salmon on board
Place the salmon fillet on the board.

Place the salmon fillet skin side down on the prepared board.

Season the salmon fillet
Season the salmon fillet and place on the board.

Sprinkle the fish fillets with the spice. I used a little too much, I use the flaming salmon spice rather sparingly.

Fix the salmon fillet on the board
Fix the seasoned salmon fillet on the board

Fix the fish fillet on the board with the tensioner.

Flaming salmon by the fire
Cook the flamed salmon board on the fire.

Cook the prepared salmon fillet indirectly on the campfire for a good 35 minutes. Towards the end of the cooking time, I sprinkle rosemary and thyme into the fire so that the aromas of the herbs have an effect on the fish fillet.

Flamed salmon cooked on a board
Flamed salmon cooked on the board photographed from above.

Remove the salmon fillet from the fire, using fireproof gloves.

Flamed salmon prepared
Flamed salmon cooked on the board.

Remove the tensioner from the flame salmon board.

Serve the flamed salmon
Flamed salmon pieces of salmon fillet.

Prepare hot plates. Remove the pieces of fish from the fillet with a knife or spoon.

Flamed Salmon Close Up
Flamed salmon close-up arranged on the plate.

Place salmon pieces in hot plates, dress with olive oil and serve quickly.


3. Calories and Nutritional Values

4. Suitable Side Dishes for the Flame Grilled Salmon

This dish goes well with: Potato salad, cucumber salad, fennel salad, tomato salad, bean salad or coleslaw.

5. More Matching Ideas for Salmon

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