Author Topic: Cedar plank salmon recipe w/Yukon Jack  (Read 6564 times)

Offline akfishdude

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Cedar plank salmon recipe w/Yukon Jack
« on: December 30, 2010, 09:44:42 AM »
You guys have to try this. I've eaten hundreds of sockeye and coho salmon over the years and tried many recipes, but this is by far the best way I have ever cooked it.  Basically, its a teryaki marinade and the fish is cooked on the grill on a western red cedar board (I just cut up an inexpensive  5' untreated fence board into 4 sections).

Soak the board in water for a few hours. Marinade the fish in the special teryaki sauce for at least 20 minutes up to 1 hour. Ingredients for marinade: 2 T vegetable oil, 1 T rice vinegar, 1 t sesame oil, 3 T soy sauce, 1 t grated ginger root, 1 t minced garlic, 2 T brown sugar, 2 T Yukon Jack (or other beverage of choice).

Preheat grill on medium heat. Put on plank and slightly char one side. Flip over board and put on salmon fillet skin side down. Cover grill and let cook on medium low heat for 20 minutes or until done.

I can't even begin to tell you how great this tastes. You just have to try it yourself. Enjoy!

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Re: Ceder plank salmon recipe w/Yukon Jack
« Reply #1 on: January 03, 2011, 02:39:48 PM »
Definitely will try that ...we have about 30 more salmon to eat before next season.  Thanks!
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Re: Ceder plank salmon recipe w/Yukon Jack
« Reply #2 on: January 04, 2011, 12:38:43 PM »
Wow I always though plank/board recipes were a joke.  Around here the recipe for bluefish is usually:  place bluefish on plank. Place plank and fish in grill. Cook for 30 mins. Then toss fish and eat plank.

Fresh bluefish is great, can even be eaten as sushi (tataki, like Aji), and is great in the smoker.

I will try this recipe with bluefish or striper and see how it goes.
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Re: Ceder plank salmon recipe w/Yukon Jack
« Reply #3 on: January 05, 2011, 11:09:26 AM »

...Heard the same joke, but for carp.  I love bluefish BTW...

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Re: Ceder plank salmon recipe w/Yukon Jack
« Reply #4 on: January 06, 2011, 11:33:58 PM »
Wow I always though plank/board recipes were a joke.  

No Way. Cedar plank grilling for salmon (at least) is great.. no joke. Just soak the untreated cedar board/plank whatever (its essentially about like a shake shingle)... in water , then treat your salmon how you would for grilling, place it on the plank on the grill. The smoke from the plank makes it awesome.  No joke
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Re: Ceder plank salmon recipe w/Yukon Jack
« Reply #5 on: January 07, 2011, 06:17:38 AM »
OK bob and folks. Done and done. I will report my bluefish results!
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Re: Ceder plank salmon recipe w/Yukon Jack
« Reply #6 on: January 07, 2011, 10:23:32 AM »
I've only got 1 salmon left but I will give it a try. Sounds different.

Not to take away from this post but this is what I normally do on a cedar plank

Sprinkle a bit of course pickling salt on the soaked cedar plank, lay the de-boned salmon fillet on the plank, grind some course black pepper on top, slice enough lemons to completely cover the fish. Cook as above. This one is quick and easy and I'm sure many use a similar method.
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