Planked Alaska Sockeye Salmon With Asian Glaze

    Published: 06-16-2009
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    Try this simple and delicious recipe for planked wild Alaska salmon with Asian glaze.

    Female Speaker: Pair the magic of the grill with the ease of cooking on a plank in this recipe for Wild Alaska Sockeye Salmon with a Sweet Asian Glaze.

    To get started, soak a wood plank in water for 30 minutes or up to 2 hours. When you are ready to grill tap the wood plank with paper towels and lightly coat one side with oil. Place one bunch of green onions, trimmed and sliced lengthwise on the plank. Then place a two pound filet of Wild Alaska Sockeye Salmon on top. Skin side down.

    To make the Asian glaze to a medium bowl add three tablespoons of pure maple syrup, two teaspoons of freshly grated ginger root, two teaspoons of fresh squeezed lime juice, two teaspoons of gluten-free soy sauce, one and a half teaspoons of fresh minced garlic, and mix it together well. Then glaze the top side of the salmon. Let the salmon rest for five minutes before cooking.

    Heat a gas grill to medium-high heat or build an indirect charcoal fire like this. When the heat is medium hot, place the planked salmon over the indirect heat not directly over the flames or it will overcook and the wood will burn.

    Cover and leave the salmon for 10-15 minutes just until the salmon is opaque throughout. Present the entire plank to the table. Wild Alaska Sockeye Salmon with Sweet Asian Glaze. Enjoy!