Cedar Plank Salmon Fillets

Cedar Plank Salmon Fillets

Recipe Rating: 3.56526
Serves 4
Prepared with natural red cedar, planked salmon is a method that produces a wonderful aroma, delicate texture and rich smoky flavor.
  • Cedar planks (soaked in cold water for 3 hours*)
  • 1/4 cup pure maple syrup
  • 1/4 cup bourbon or apple juice
  • 2 tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil
  • 4 (6-ounce) salmon fillets
  • 4 sprigs fresh rosemary or thyme
  • 1 lemon, sliced into rounds, seeds removed
Prepare a grill for medium heat cooking.

Mix maple syrup and bourbon or apple juice together. Set aside.

Remove the planks from water and place on the grill, rough-side down. Brush with oil and arrage fish on the planks. Brush fish generously with maple syrup mixture. Sprinkle with herbs and arrange lemon on top of and under fish. Cook over a medium to high flame for approximately 10 minutes or until done.

*Weigh planks down with cans of food to keep submerged.
Nutritional Info: 
Per Serving: 340 calories (110 from fat), 12g total fat, 2g saturated fat, 125mg cholesterol, 85mg sodium, 14g carbohydrates, 34g protein.
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