This grilled salmon on cedar acquires a subtle woody taste from the plank, is healthy and delicious. Using a cedar plank is a great way to grill fish.
Perhaps the most important recommendation when using a cedar plank is that you soak it well. The cedar needs to soak for at least one hour. This will prevent it from scorching when you are cooking your fish.
This is a very simple recipe for grilled salmon. It is very low in fat, calories and carbs. The fish will be infused with lemon and Rosemary which will complement all the flavors very nicely.
This is what you need to do for this delicious and healthy grilled salmon on cedar:
1 cedar plank – soaked in water for about 1 hour
1 small salmon fillet
1/2 large lemon – juiced
1/2 tsp. salt
1/2 tsp. black pepper
2 Rosemary sprigs
Lemon wedges to serve
Heat your grill. If you are using a gas grill, turn off half of the burners. If you are using a charcoal grill, pile the hot coals on one side.
Place the salmon on the plank. Cover with the lemon juice and season with salt and pepper. Place the Rosemary sprigs on top of the fish.
Place the plank on the unlit side of the grill. Cover the grill and cook for about 15 minutes – or more until fish is cooked through and flaky. Serve with lemon wedges. Enjoy!