Alaska Cedar Plank Salmon Recipe
Learn how to make a delicious Alaska salmon recipe that is grilled on a cedar plank for the ultimate quick smoky flavor. It’s so easy!
- ½ cup sugar
- 2 teaspoons sea salt
- ½ teaspoon cracked black pepper
- zest of 1 each orange lemon, lime
- 2 pound fillet of Wild-Caught Alaska Salmon
- 2 cedar planks
- optional garnishes: 1 tablespoon each chopped fresh mint and chives
Preheat the grill to high heat, 450° to 550°.
In a small bowl mix together the sugar, salt, pepper, and zest until combined. Generously spread the mixture over top of the salmon flesh. Move it around to ensure it is covered.
Place on a plate and chill in the refrigerator for 30 minutes.
Next, submerge the cedar planks in a pan filled with water and let sit for 30 minutes.
Remove the cedar planks and place them next to each other touching directly onto the preheat grill grates and then slide the salmon onto the planks.
Cook for 20 to 25 minutes or until lightly browned and cooked through.
Serve with optional garnishes.
Calories: 419kcal | Carbohydrates: 25g | Protein: 45g | Fat: 14g | Saturated Fat: 2g | Cholesterol: 125mg | Sodium: 1263mg | Potassium: 1111mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 25g | Vitamin A: 90IU | Calcium: 27mg | Iron: 1.8mg