Cedar Plank Grilled Salmon with Brown Sugar Rub
Cedar plank grilled salmon filet with a brown sugar and spice rub of ground ginger, ground mustard, cayenne and salt. Simple how to recipe for plank grilling.
Prep Time: 5 minutes
Cook Time: 20 minutes
Total Time: 25 minutes
Servings: 4 people
- 2 salmon fillets 1 1/2 pounds each
- 6 tbsp brown sugar
- 2 tsp salt
- 1/2 tsp ground ginger
- 1/2 tsp ground mustard
- 1/2 tsp cayenne pepper
- cedar planks
Soak cedar planks for at least 2 hours.
Cut the two salmon filets in half lengthwise. Cut through the skin and make sure that it stays on each piece of salmon.
Mix the brown sugar and spices together in a bowl.
Pat the salmon fillets dry with a paper towel.
Rub the top and sides of the salmon generously with the brown sugar rub and place the salmon, skin side down, on the wet cedar planks.
Preheat the grill to medium so that the temperature is around 350F-375F.
Place the planks, with the salmon on them, on the grill and close the lid.
Cook the salmon for about 15 minutes. The time may vary depending on the thickness of the salmon. The internal temperature should be 135F.