Sweet-and-Smoky Cedar-Planked Salmon

Some say the best way to cook a salmon dinner is with a cedar plank. We couldn't agree more!

Some say the best way to cook a salmon dinner is with a cedar plank. We couldn't agree more!

Total: 1hr 35 min

Yield: 8 servings

 

INGREDIENTS

  • 2 tbsp. light brown sugar

  • 2 tsp. smoked paprika

  • 1 tsp. grated lemon zest

  • Kosher salt 

  • Freshly ground black pepper

  • 1 2 1/2-pound skin-on salmon fillet


DIRECTIONS

  1. Soak a large cedar grilling plank (about 15 inches by 7 inches) in water, 1 to 2 hours.

  2. Heat grill to medium. Combine sugar, paprika, lemon zest, and 1/2 teaspoon each salt and pepper in a bowl. Season salmon with salt and rub spice mixture all over flesh side. 

  3. Place salmon on soaked plank, skin side down. Grill, covered, to desired doneness, 25 to 28 minutes for medium.

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