Cedar Plank Salmon:

4 pieces of salmon
2 cedar planks soaked in water for 2-4 hrs
salt & pepper to salmon


1/4 c maple syrup…not pancake syrup or Mrs Butterworth…the real “stuff”!
2 TBS soy sauce
2 TBS melted butter
2 TBS fresh lime juice…(ok, if you don’t have, bottled will do….)
1 tsp lime zest…(that means you need to have the real limes…can’t get zest from a bottle!!!!)

Preheat grill on high and then reduce to medium-high after 10-15 mins
Lightly oil one side of planks (I used 2) and then turn them oil side down, close the lid and cook until they are charred…NOT burnt!
Lightly oil the other sides and the flip them over. Sprinkle some kosher salt on the “charred” side and then put the seasoned salmon’s, skin side down and baste the salmons with the glaze sauce. Now close the lid….but don’t go tooo far away…this is fish and you DO NOT want to over cook it!!!
After about 2-3 mins, open lid and slap on some more of that tasty sauce…and the planks should be smokin’…and possibly flamming…just shoot some water from the spritzer…it won’t hurt or shrink anything!!
Do this a few more times and about 10 minutes, these puppies are done!!! Go find your “fish flipper” and gently take off the now burnt cedar planks, leaving most of the skin on the planks….and put on a platter to be served!!! We grilled corn on the cob to go with this (that was another blog) and it truly was awesome!!!!
A nice cold beer or a glass of white wine, and you will think that you have died and gone to heaven!!!

Once again, ENJOY!!!!