Healthy Recipes

Quick & Easy: Cedar Plank Salmon

The only thing better than the flavor of this cedar plank salmon: how simple it is to make.

Cedar Plank Salmon
Sam Kaplan
Calories 485
Protein 48g
Fat 28g
Carbs 8g
Sam Kaplan

Quick Tip: Try soaking the plank in wine or cider for extra flavor. Tabasco-flavored wood chips can offer subtle heat. 

Cedar Plank Salmon Servings: 2
You'll need
  • For The Salmon:
  • 2 6-oz salmon fillets, skin off
  • 1 tsp olive oil
  • Kosher salt, to taste
  • Pepper, to taste
  • For The Chipotle Ricotta:
  • 1 tbsp chipotle in adobo sauce
  • 2 oz ricotta cheese
  • Salt and pepper, to taste
  • For The Citrus Avocado Salsa:
  • 1 tbsp orange juice
  • 1 tbsp lemon juice
  • 1/2 avocado, diced
  • 1 tbsp diced tomato
  • 1 tbsp diced yellow onion
  • 1 tbsp chopped cilantro
  • 1 tbsp chopped mint
  • Salt and pepper, to taste
1. Salmon: Preheat grill to medium-high heat. Rub salmon fillets with oil and season with salt and pepper. Lay salmon on a cedar plank. Place plank on the center of the grill and cover. Cook for 10 minutes, or until internal temperature reaches 120. Serve with chipotle ricotta and citrus avocado salsa.
2. Chipotle Ricotta: In a blender, puree the chipotle until smooth. Mix in ricotta, salt, and pepper.
3. Citrus Avocado Salsa: Mix all ingredients gently.