Planked Salmon
Preparation
20 MIN
Cooking
30 MIN
Marinating
2 H
Servings
4

Planked Salmon

Ingredients

  • 1 untreated maple or cedar plank approximately 6 x 15-inch (15 x 38-cm)
  • 1 1/2 lb (675 g) skinless salmon fillet

    Herb Marinade

  • 1/3 cup (75 ml) olive oil
  • Juice of 1 lime or 1/2 lemon
  • 2 tablespoons (30 ml) honey
  • 1/2 cup (125 ml) chopped fresh herbs (chives, flat-leaf parsley, cilantro, etc.)
  • Salt and pepper

    Teriyaki Marinade

  • 6 tablespoons (90 ml) soy sauce
  • 1/4 cup (60 ml) mirin
  • 1/4 cup (15 ml) mirin
  • 1 teaspoon (5 ml) lemon juice
  • 1 tablespoon (15 ml) brown sugar
  • 1 teaspoon (5 ml) toasted sesame oil
  • 2 cloves garlic, finely chopped
  • 1 green onion, sliced
  • Pepper

Preparation

  1. Soak the plank as explained under “The ABCs of planking.”

Marinade

  1. In a baking dish, combine all the ingredients for the selected marinade. Season with pepper. Add the fish and turn to coat. Cover and refrigerate for 2 hours.
  2. Preheat the grill, setting the burners to medium; if the grill has a thermometer, it should read about 180°C (350°F). Place the plank on the grill and heat for 3 to 4 minutes. Place the salmon on the plank. Close the grill’s cover and cook for about 30 minutes.