Cedar Plank Salmon

  • 5 Ingredients

  • 25 Minutes

  • 6 Servings

Cedar Plank Salmon
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  • 680 grams Salmon Fillet (Wild)

  • 1/4 cup Maple Syrup

  • 2 tbsps Dijon Mustard (grainy)

  • 1/2 tsp Sea Salt

  • ​1/4 tsp Black Pepper (coursely ground)


  • Soak one 12- x 7-inch (30 x 18 cm) untreated cedar plank in water for 2 hours.

  • In small bowl, whisk together maple syrup, mustard, salt and pepper; brush half over top of the salmon fillet. Cover and allow to marinate for about 20 minutes.

  • Place salmon, skin side down, on the soaked cedar plank and brush again with maple glaze.

  • Place plank on grill over medium-high heat; close lid and cook, brushing once with remaining maple glaze, until fish flakes easily when tested, 20 to 25 minutes.

Wondering where to get cedar planks?
Make sure to use natural (no preservatives) red cedar. Costco or the BBQ section of your local hardware store is a good place to find cedar planks.

Can I use a cedar plank in the oven?
​Yes! You can cook your salmon in an oven preheated to 325 degrees. (165 degrees C) Place the salmon on the soaked plank, skin-side down. … Bake for 30 to 40 minutes.