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Cedar Plank-Grilled Salmon Recipe

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This recipe for Cedar Plank-Grilled Salmon, by , is from The Great Froehlich Family Cookbook, one of the cookbooks created at FamilyCookbookProject.com. We help families or individuals create heirloom cookbook treasures.

Contributor:  
Contributor:  
Ann Russell
Added: Saturday, July 1, 2006

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Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
1 whole fillet of salmon, about 3 lbs, skin on, scored (up to but not through the skin) into serving pieces
6 T extra-virgin olive oil
4 lge garlic cloves, minced (generous 1 T)
1/4 c minced fresh dill
2 t salt
1 t grnd black pepper
1 t lemon zest, plus lemon wedges for serving

Directions:
Directions:
Soak an ubtreated cedar plank large enought to hold a side of salmon * 5 to 7 in wide) and 16 to 10 in long) in water, weighting it with something heavy, like a brick, so it stays submerged 30 min to 24 hrs
When ready to grill, either build a charcoal fire in half the grill or turn grill burners on high for 10 min. Meanwhile, mix oil, garlic, dill, salt, pepper and lemon zest; rub over salmon and into scored areas to coat.
Place soaked cedar on hot grill grate, close lid and watch until wood stats to smoke, about 5 min. Transfer salmon to hot plank, move salmon off direct heat or turn burners to low, and cook covered until salmon is just opaque throughout (130 on a meat theromometer inserted in the thickest section) 20 to 25 min or longer depending on the thickness and grill temperture. Let sit 5 min; serve with lemon wedges

Number Of Servings:
Number Of Servings:
8 6 -oz servings

 

 

 

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