A.J. Allmendinger's Blackened Salmon

A.J. Allmendinger's Blackened Salmon

Category Seafood
Servings 4
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 15 minutes

Follow this recipe to make delicious Blackened Salmon. Seasoned with minced garlic, cayenne pepper, and Pit Boss Sweet Rib Rub, it's so full of flavor that you will never think of Salmon recipes the same way! This salmon recipe comes together quickly and just needs about 15 minutes on the grill, making it ideal for a quick weeknight meal. 

A.J. Allmendinger


  • 2 lb Salmon Filet, scaled and deboned
  • 2 Tbsp Olive Oil
  • 2 Cloves Garlic, Minced
  • 1 Tbsp Cayenne Pepper (optional)

Special Tools


  1. Start up your Pit Boss Grill. Once it's fired up, set the temperature to 350°F.
  1. Remove the skin from the salmon and discard. Brush the salmon on both sides with olive oil, then rub the salmon fillet with the minced garlic, cayenne pepper and Pit Boss Sweet Rib Rub.
  1. Grill the salmon for 5 minutes on one side. Flip the salmon and then grill for another 5 minutes, or until the salmon reaches an internal temperature of 145°F. Remove from the grill and serve.


Recipe Video

Recipe Note

Make sure your grill grates are seasoned well to avoid the fish from sticking.