Canadian Cedar Planked Salmon

Recipe by Sageca
READY IN: 45mins
SERVES: 6
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
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DIRECTIONS

  • Submerge untreated cedar plank in water. Soak approximately 12 hours, or overnight.
  • Preheat an outdoor grill for high heat. Place prepared plank on the grill, and sprinkle with coarse salt.
  • Cover grill and heat plank 2 to 3 minutes, until dry. Adjust grill temperature for medium Low heat.
  • Rub salmon filets with maple syrup. Arrange on the plank.
  • Top salmon with red onion,tarragon and black peppercorns.
  • Barbecue with lid closed until a knife tip inserted in centre of fish comes out warm, 20 to 30 minutes depending on thickness of filet.
  • Check fish occasionally during cooking.
  • If plank ignites, spray with water.
  • Remove salmon from plank to dinner plates or a platter.
  • For an extra boost to the flavour soak add a bottle of beer to your water the last 2 hours of soaking.
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