Cedar plank salmon

Yield: 4 servings

Measure Ingredient
1 \N Salmon fillet about 1 1/2 lbs
¼ cup Olive Oil
1 \N Lemon or orange, juice and zest
1 tablespoon Basil, chopped
½ teaspoon Salt
1 teaspoon Black pepper, freshly ground


Baked on a cedar plank, this original recipe is steeped in flavour and aroma. The plank should be a little longer and wider than the fillet.

Preparation Time: 2 hrs. Cooking Time: Instructions:

Barbecue Method:

Marinate the salmon in the remaining ingredients. Meanwhile soak a piece of untreated cedar plank in cold water for about 2 hours (weighting it with something heavy). Place salmon on plank. Put the plank directly on the barbecue grill. Close the lid and cook over medium heat for 20 minutes.

Oven Method:

Soak the plank as above, the place in a 450F heated oven for 5-10 minutes. Remove the slamon from the mainade and bake on the plank until cooked, allowing about 10 minutes per inch thickness of fish.

Source/Author: B.C. Salmon Marketing Council / typo Bob Shiells Submitted By BOB SHIELLS On 07-04-95

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