Diane’s Fig Basted Cedar Planked Salmon

Diane's Fig Basted Cedar Planked Salmon

Diane's Fig Basted Cedar Planked Salmon

Ingredients:

  • 1 untreated cedar plank (14x7x1 inch)
  • 1/2 cup fig preserves
  • 1 tablespoon fresh lime juice
  • 1 tablespoon orange juice
  • 1 tablespoon rice vinegar
  • 1 teaspoon chili paste
  • 1 pinch salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon pepper
  • 2 teaspoons oil
  • 1 salmon fillet – about 2 pounds

Step-by-Step Directions:

  1. Place plank in water and weigh down with heavy object to keep under water. Soak at least 4 hours or overnight.
  2. Combine next 7 ingredients (fig preserves through black pepper) in bowl, whisk well.
  3. Place fig mixture in small saucepan, bring to boil, whisk, reduce heat and simmer for 5 minutes.
  4. Brush top of cedar plank with oil, place fish on top and baste with mixture; reserving some.
  5. Place on preheated grill over medium heat, close the lid.
  6. Grill about 10 minutes, baste again and grill 5-10 more minutes or until fish is light pink and flakes easily with a fork.
  7. Drizzle remaining warm fig mixture on top of salmon.
  8. Enjoy!
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