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three seasoned and cooked salmon fillets on a white plate sitting on a cutting board
Cedar Planked Salmon
Prep Time
1 hr
Cook Time
20 mins
Total Time
1 hr 20 mins

When it comes to creating deliciousness for your next dinner party or date night dinner, cedar planked salmon is the perfect choice.   The smoky-spicy flavor from the cedar plank will make your dinner a delicious event!

Course: Entree
Cuisine: American
Servings: 3
Calories: 297 kcal
Author: Chef Dennis Littley
  • 18 ounces salmon 3 fillets. I used coho
  • 2 tablespoons Gustus Vitae Jamaican seasoning or your favorite spice blend
  • 1 tablespoon extra virgin olive oil
  • 1 cedar plank
  1. Soak the cedar plank (completely submerged) for at least one hour.  2-3 hours is preferred. 

  2. brush salmon fillets with olive oil and sprinkle with Jamaican seasoning mix.

  3. place salmon on plank and set plank in a preheated grill (450 degrees) and close the lid.  Cook the salmon for 15-18 minutes to the desired doneness.

  4. remove salmon fillets from the cedar plank.  The skin should peel off easily.

    Serve immediately with your favorite sides.

  5. Discard the cedar plank after it has completely cooled.

Nutrition Facts
Cedar Planked Salmon
Amount Per Serving
Calories 297 Calories from Fat 144
% Daily Value*
Fat 16g25%
Saturated Fat 2g10%
Cholesterol 93mg31%
Sodium 162mg7%
Potassium 937mg27%
Carbohydrates 2g1%
Fiber 1g4%
Protein 34g68%
Vitamin A 1650IU33%
Calcium 38mg4%
Iron 2.3mg13%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.