CEDAR PLANK BBQ SALMON
YIELD: 4 servings TIME: 35 mins
Wild Alaskan salmon is THE number one source of DHA and EPA Omega-3 Fatty acids and is one of the most nutritious foods on the Planet, hands down! Eat a serving twice a week and you will meet your weekly requirements no problem. The benefits of these omega-3s from salmon are incomparable. From preventing and even killing tumors, to ADHD prevention in kids, heart health, better eyesight, healthy skin, brain and neurological repair, and whole body wellness, wild salmon is a superfood like no other.
I had salmon at a friend's house and was hooked! It was so flavorful and moist and didn't even need a sauce as an accompaniment to make it taste good. So here it is, my friend's salmon recipe. This is an easy make ahead marinade, which leads to a quick meal prep at dinner.
1. Wild caught Atlantic Salmon Steak, cut into 4 pcs, (about 3/4 lb - 1 lb
2. Cedar Planks soaked for 2 hours
In a mini food processor, add the garlic cloves, rosemary and olive oil, puree unitl it becomes a paste. Transfer to mixing bowl
In the garlic paste mixture, add all other ingredients,
mix and spoon into ziplock bag.
Add the Salmon steaks into bag and close.
Turn the bag over several times making sure to coat all the salmon pieces.
Marinate at least 2 hours or overnight in fridge.
Preheat your grill and place cedar planks on grill for 5-10 mins until dried.
Place the salmon filets onto the cedar planks,
cover lid and cook for 30 minutes.
Remove carefully, serve immediately with choice of
brown rice, skin-on mashed potatoes, asparagus,
or whatever your choice of sides.
Soak cedar planks in water for at least 2 hours before BBQing in order to
capture the best flavor of the planks.
Marinate overnight for a super moist and rich flavor