Spicy Cedar Plank Salmon is an easy grilled salmon recipe using a spicy salmon glaze. Perfect for a hot summer night and pairing with a crisp, sweet wine. #cedarplanksalmon #salmononthegrill #spicysalmon www.savoryexperiments.com

Spicy Cedar Plank Salmon

Course: Main Course
Cuisine: American
Keyword: cedar plank salmon, old bay recipes, salmon on the grill
Prep Time: 10 minutes
Cook Time: 20 minutes
Total Time: 30 minutes
Servings: 4
Calories: 326 kcal
Spicy Cedar Plank Salmon is an easy grilled salmon recipe using a spicy salmon glaze. Perfect for a hot summer night and pairing with a crisp, sweet wine.
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Ingredients

Spicy Salmon:

  • 1-1½ pound salmon filet , whole and skin on
  • 1 teaspoon Kosher salt
  • ½ teaspoon white pepper
  • 1/8 teaspoon cayenne pepper

Spicy Salmon Sauce:

  • 3 tablespoons mayonnaise
  • ½ teaspoon cayenne pepper
  • ½ teaspoon Old Bay
  • 1 teaspoon hot sauce
  • 1 tablespoon brown sugar

Garnish:

  • Sutter Home White Zinfandel
  • Lemon Slices

Instructions

  1. Open bottle of White Zinfandel and pour yourself a glass of wine. Cooking is always more enjoyable sipping a glass of vino.
  2. Soak cedar planks for 1-2 hours in water.
  3. In a small bowl, combine Spicy Salmon Sauce ingredients, mayonnaise, cayenne pepper, Old Bay, hot sauce and brown sugar. Mix well and set aside.
  4. In another small bowl, combine salmon rub ingredients, Kosher salt, cayenne pepper and white pepper. Evenly sprinkle on top of salmon filet. Allow to sit with rub while hating the grill.
  5. Heat grill to medium high heat.
  6. When ready to cook, place rubbed salmon filet on the cedar plank and set the entire thing on direct heat.
  7. Close the lid and allow to cook for 5 minutes. Open and baste with spicy salmon sauce. Close and cook an additional 3 minutes.
  8. Baste again, applying a thick coat. Close for another 2 minutes.
  9. Open and top with lemon slices, closing for another 2 minutes or until salmon has reached an internal temperature of 145 degrees for medium.
  10. Remove and serve immediately.
  11. If you've tried this recipe, make sure to come back and let us know how you liked it! 

Nutrition Facts
Spicy Cedar Plank Salmon
Amount Per Serving
Calories 326 Calories from Fat 162
% Daily Value*
Fat 18g28%
Saturated Fat 2g13%
Cholesterol 97mg32%
Sodium 750mg33%
Potassium 833mg24%
Carbohydrates 3g1%
Sugar 3g3%
Protein 33g66%
Vitamin A 200IU4%
Vitamin C 0.7mg1%
Calcium 20mg2%
Iron 1.4mg8%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.