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Cedar Plank Salmon with Lemon, Garlic & Rosemary

Featured by Furthermore Wines in the Pinot Noir Wine Club.
Cedar Plank Salmon with Lemon, Garlic & Rosemary


Grilled cedar planked salmon has a delightfully smoky flavor and never sticks to the grill! Pair with your favorite Pinot Noir!

Yield: 4


• Cedar plank(s) for grilling
• 1/4 cup olive oil
• 1/2 teaspoon salt
• 1/2 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper
• 2 teaspoons lemon zest, from 2 lemons
• 1-1/2 teaspoons !nely chopped fresh rosemary
• 1-1/2 teaspoons !nely chopped fresh thyme
• 2 cloves garlic, minced
• 4 (6-oz) salmon !llets, skin removed
• Lemon wedges, for serving


Fill a large bowl or sink with water. Soak the cedar plank(s) under the water for at least 1 hour.

In a baking dish large enough to hold the salmon, combine the olive oil, salt, pepper, lemon zest, rosemary, thyme, and garlic. Mix well. Add the salmon and turn to coat evenly with the marinade. Cover and refrigerate for at least 30 minutes or until ready to grill (you can do this up to 4 hours ahead of time).

Preheat the grill to medium-high heat (400°F to 450°F).

Pat the soaked plank(s) dry and place the salmon on top. Place the plank(s) on the grill grates, close the cover and cook for 10 to 15 minutes, or until salmon is done to your liking. Douse or mist the plank(s) with a bit of water if it catches fire. Serve the salmon on a platter right off the plank(s) with lemon wedges.

Recipe sourced from Once Upon a Chef.

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