Sweet BBQ Rubbed Salmon

With a mix of sweet and savoury, every bite of Sweet BBQ Rubbed Salmon is true perfection. As the salmon bakes, the natural oils are released, creating a perfectly flavoured crust for the fish.

  • Author: Jessica
  • Prep Time: 8 mins
  • Cook Time: 12 mins
  • Total Time: 20 mins
  • Yield: 4 1x


Units Scale
  • 1 pound salmon, fillets
  • 3 tablespoons brown sugar
  • 1 teaspoon onion powder
  • 1 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1 teaspoon paprika
  • 1 teaspoon chilli powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon pepper


  1. Preheat oven to 425 degrees F (220 degrees C).
  2. In a small bowl, combine brown sugar, onion powder, garlic powder, paprika, chilli powder, salt and pepper.
  3. Place salmon on a baking pan covered with parchment paper. Cover with BBQ spices. Gently rub the spices into the salmon, covering the top and the sides.
  4. Bake salmon for 10 to 12 minutes or until it flakes easily with a fork.
  5. Plate and enjoy!