Cedar Plank Salmon with Lemon and Garlic Recipe

Cedar Plank Salmon with Lemon and Garlic Recipe

How To Make Cedar Plank Salmon with Lemon and Garlic

Flaky fish coated in hearty herbs, tangy lemon, and bold garlic makes up this smoky and delicious cedar plank salmon dish!

Preparation: 15 minutes
Cooking: 30 minutes
Soak and Marinate Time: 1 hour 30 minutes
Total: 2 hours 15 minutes



  • ¼cupolive oil
  • ½tspsalt
  • ½tspfreshly ground black pepper
  • 2tsplemon zest
  • tspfresh rosemary,finely chopped
  • tspfresh thyme,finely chopped
  • 2garlic cloves,minced
  • 4salmon fillets,skin removed
  • lemon wedges,for serving


  1. Fill a large bowl or sink with water. Soak the cedar plank under the water for at least 1 hour.

  2. In a baking dish large enough to hold the salmon, combine the olive oil, salt, pepper, lemon zest, rosemary, thyme, and garlic. Mix well. Add the salmon and turn to coat evenly with the marinade.

  3. Cover and refrigerate for at least 30 minutes or until ready to grill.

  4. Preheat the grill to medium-high heat of 400 to 450 degrees F.

  5. Pat the soaked planks dry and place the salmon on top.

  6. Place the plank on the grill grates, close the cover and cook for 10 to 15 minutes, or until salmon is done to liking. Douse or mist the planks with a bit of water if it catches fire.

  7. Serve the salmon on a platter right off the plank with lemon wedges, and enjoy!


  • Calories: 949.12kcal
  • Fat: 66.70g
  • Saturated Fat: 13.96g
  • Monounsaturated Fat: 24.79g
  • Polyunsaturated Fat: 16.83g
  • Carbohydrates: 1.62g
  • Fiber: 0.49g
  • Sugar: 0.23g
  • Protein: 81.11g
  • Cholesterol: 217.80mg
  • Sodium: 525.20mg
  • Calcium: 45.15mg
  • Potassium: 1462.35mg
  • Iron: 1.60mg
  • Vitamin A: 1.27µg
  • Vitamin C: 21.45mg
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