Cedar Plank Salmon is a wonderfully smoky, lightly seasoned dish that is perfect for any backyard BBQ or even a date night meal. Either way, this dish is one that is sure to impress your guests. The recipe really couldn’t be more simple. #BBQ #GRILL #SUMMER #FishRecipes #Salmon #CedarPlank #CedarWrap @KitchenDreaming
You can start with a whole side of salmon and cut it into servings or buy pre-portioned fillets. Fresh is always best when it comes to fish but you can also use defrosted (previously frozen) fillets as well.
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Cedar Plank Salmon
- 4 (6 ounce) salmon fillets
- olive olive for drizzling
- 1 lemon for zest and juice
- 4 cedar planks or cedar wraps
- Kitchen Twine (optional for cedar wraps)
- Ground pepper
- 1/2 tsp dill weed
- 1/2 tsp granulated garlic powder
- 1/4 tsp paprika
- 1/4 tsp Cajun or blacken seasoning
- 1 tsp Kosher salt
- 2 tsp fresh chopped parsley
- Prepare cedar planks or wraps according to package directions.
- Drizzle oil over both sides of fish
- In a small bowl, combine ground pepper, dill, garlic powder, paprika, kosher salt and Cajun seasoning.
- Sprinkle seasoning on both sides of fish. Place fish skin-side down on the plank(s). Zest 1 lemon across the tops of fish and squeeze half the lemon over all of the fish. Use the other half for garnish, if desired.
- Place planks or wraps on grill and cook for 12-15 minutes or until the fish is cooked through and flakes easily with a fork. Remove from grill and transfer fish to a serving plate removing skins before serving.
- Garnish with additional lemon juice, fresh parsley.
Nutritional information is provided as a courtesy, and is sourced from the USDA Food Database.