OVEN PLANKED SALMON

1/2 cup (125 mL) maple syrup
2 tbsp (25 mL) soy sauce
2 tbsp (25 mL) fresh lemon juice
1 tbsp (15 mL) grated fresh ginger
1 clove garlic, chopped
Oil
1 untreated cedar plank (8x16 inches/20x40 cm)
2 lb (1 kg) salmon fillet
Soy Ginger Mayonnaise (click for recipe)

Combine syrup, soy sauce, lemon juice, ginger and garlic in a saucepan; bring to a boil. Reduce heat; simmer until slightly thickened, about 10 - 15 minutes. Set aside and cool. Lightly oil cedar plank on all sides; place on cookie sheet. Heat plank at 350ºF (180ºC) for 15 minutes. Place salmon, skin side down, on plank. Brush salmon with syrup mixture. Bake at 350ºF (180ºC) for 40 - 45 minutes or until fish flakes easily with a fork. Serve salmon from plank with Soy Ginger Mayonnaise. Do not reuse cedar plank for cooking. Serves 6.

 
Last updated on May 24, 2019