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Planked salmon is a method of cooking and smoking salmon that has been used for many years. Make sure to use natural (no preservatives) red cedar. The salmon is slow cooked, which produces a rich, smoky flavor. Guests enjoy the wonderful taste of this specially prepared salmon.

Recipe Summary

cook:
15 mins
additional:
12 hrs
total:
12 hrs 40 mins
prep:
25 mins
Servings:
6
Yield:
6 servings
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Ingredients

6
Original recipe yields 6 servings
The ingredient list now reflects the servings specified
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Directions

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  • Submerge untreated cedar plank in water. Soak approximately 12 hours, or overnight.

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  • 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 heat.

  • Rub salmon filets with olive oil. Arrange on the plank. Top salmon with red onion, lemon slices and black peppercorns.

  • Cook salmon, covered, 10 to 12 minutes, or until opaque and easily flaked with a fork.

Nutrition Facts

388 calories; protein 22.8g; carbohydrates 4.6g; fat 30.9g; cholesterol 66.1mg; sodium 67.9mg. Full Nutrition
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