Cedar Planked Salmon

July 4, 2010 Cedar Planked Salmon

4 Norwegian salmon fillets, 6 - 8 oz each
4 cedar planks for grilling
1 tsp per fillet olive oil
1 tsp salmon rub per fillet (1/2 tsp per side)
1 tsp salmon glaze to top each salmon fillet

Soak cedar plank in water for 30 minutes. Heat grill to 300° and place soaked plank on the hot grill and close the lid. Turn plank every two minutes, heating each side twice. Place the marinated food on the plank and cook until finished. In this case, the salmon should take approximately 10 - 12 minutes.

Planked Salmon Rub

1 Tbsp paprika
1 Tbsp chili powder
1 ½ tsp kosher salt
1 ½ tsp sugar
½ tsp garlic powder
½ tsp onion powder
1 tsp poultry seasoning
¼ tsp black pepper
¼ tsp white pepper
½ tsp oregano
1/8 tsp cayenne
½ tsp cumin

Mix all ingredients well.

Planked Salmon Glaze

6 oz. dark brown sugar
4 oz. unsalted butter
3 Tbsp soy sauce
¼ cup Dijon mustard

In a sauce pan, melt brown sugar and butter together to make a caramel. Then add the soy sauce and mustard and beat together briefly.

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