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Cedar Plank Salmon Grill

Grilling salmon on cedar plank adds smoky flavor to it in addition to the oily and delicious taste of salmon. When you grill salmon in this way the aroma will be transferred from the wood to the surface.

Cedar Planked Salmon

A smoky taste with the oily flavor of Salmon.
Prep Time 15 mins
Cook Time 20 mins
Course Main Course
Servings 6
Calories 670 kcal


Shallow Dish
Serving Platter


  • 3 Cedar Planks
  • 1/3 Cup Vegetable Oil
  • 1 1/2` tbsp Rice Vinegar
  • 1 tsp Sesame Oil
  • 1/3 Cup Soy Sauce
  • 1/4 Cup Chopped Green Onion
  • 1 Tbsp Fresh Minced Ginger
  • 1 tsp Minced Garlic
  • 2 Salmon Fillets


  • In a bowl, soak the cedar planks for at least 1 hour in warm water.
  • In a a shallow dish, stir together the vegetable oil, rice vinegar, sesame oil, soy sauce, green onions, ginger, and garlic.
  • Place the salmon fillets in the marinade and turn to coat. Marinate for 15 minutes.
  • Preheat an outdoor grill for medium heat. Place the planks on the grate.
  • Place the salmon fillets onto the planks and throw the marinade. Cover, and grill for about 20 minutes.
  • Fish is done when you can flake it with a fork.
  • Serve on a serving platter.


Salmon Is a great source of omega-3 that is essential for the brain and the nervous system. It is also rich in proteins that make you feel full for a longer period of time so it is a good option if you are on a weight loss diet. 


Serving: 1gSodium: 981mgCalcium: 43mgVitamin C: 12.8mgVitamin A: 194IUSugar: 0.4gFiber: 0.3gPotassium: 1144mgCholesterol: 178mgCalories: 670kcalSaturated Fat: 8.6gFat: 45gProtein: 61gCarbohydrates: 1.7gIron: 1.4mg
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