Smoked Pinwheel Salmon

Smoked Pinwheel Salmon on the BBQ is an impressive and delicious dish that is perfect for entertaining or just a special family dinner. The combination of smoky, savory flavors with the delicate and tender texture of the salmon makes for a dish that is sure to impress even the most discerning palates. In this recipe, we will walk you through the steps of creating this mouthwatering dish on the BBQ.
With a few simple ingredients and some basic BBQ techniques, you can create a dish that will have your guests begging for the recipe. So fire up the grill and let's get cooking!

Prep Time 20 mins
Cook Time 45 mins
Course Main Course, Sea food
Cuisine BBQ, Classics, Fish
Servings 6
Calories 786 kcal


Cream Cheese

  • 30 grams mint
  • 30 grams parsley
  • 3 tbsp lime zest
  • 1 tsp sea salt
  • ½ tsp ground black pepper
  • 400 grams cream cheese


  • Sprinkle a light coating of BBQ rub on one side of the salmon.
  • Chop a bunch of parsley and mint and zest a lime.
  • Put it in a bowl together with regular cream cheese, salt and pepper.
  • Mix it together and apply on top of the seasoned side of the salmon filets.
  • Roll up the salmon and secure it with metal skewers on multiple sides.
  • Slice the salmon into at least 3 finger thick slices.
  • Make sure that the pinwheel is secure, otherwise stick in another pin or 2.
  • Slice up 4 grapefruits into thick slices.
  • Place all slices on to your cold BBQ.
  • Place the pinwheels on top of the grapefruit.
  • Finish by seasoning with ⅓ tsp of sugar and an optional dash of chili powder.
  • Fire up your BBQ and set for the lowest temperature that is possible in your grill.
  • If you are cooking in a charcoal grill, make sure you keep your temperatrure lower than 90°C/194°F
  • Stick in a thermometer to keep track of the core temperature. Cook untill it hits a temperature of 45°C/113°F
  • Serve a pinwheel with a little bit of parsley for decoration along with a small wedge of lime on the plate.



Calories: 786kcalCarbohydrates: 24gProtein: 72gFat: 44gSaturated Fat: 17gPolyunsaturated Fat: 10gMonounsaturated Fat: 13gCholesterol: 251mgSodium: 755mgPotassium: 2016mgFiber: 3gSugar: 15gVitamin A: 3661IUVitamin C: 62mgCalcium: 164mgIron: 3mg
Keyword barbecue fish, Cheese, cream cheese pancake, Fish, norse, pinwheel, Salmon, Smoked, smoked salmon
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