Derek’s Salmon Rub

1 cup brown sugar
1 Tbsp. paprika
½ tsp. oregano
½ tsp. thyme
½ tsp. salt
¼ tsp. pepper
¼ tsp. garlic powder
½ tsp. liquid smoke
Salmon fillets (pin bone first, if desired)


Combine brown sugar, paprika, oregano, thyme, garlic powder, and liquid smoke in a bowl. Salt and pepper the fillet. Coat the fillet in the rub.

Preheat the BBQ grill to about 400 to 425 degrees. Place the salmon on the BBQ grill skin side down. Cook for 10 to 15 minutes depending on the fillet thickness. Foil can be placed under the salmon on the grill for easy clean up, if desired.

Mark Warner
Mark H. Warner was raised in Juneau and he has been fishing the waters of Alaska for more than 30 years. He grew up working with his father developing Doc Warner’s from its earliest days. After getting his Ph.D. in Mechanical engineering, he went to work in the industry where he later completed an Executive MBA. Then in 2010, his father, Doc, offered Mark and his wife, Kristina, the opportunity to move back to Alaska and operate the lodge full-time. Today, Mark has over 25 years of experience with Doc Warner’s. His knowledge and experience teaching people about self-guided fishing in Alaska are now used to create lasting memories for Doc Warner’s guests.
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