Sesame-Glazed Planked Salmon
This flavor-packed salmon is cooked on a plank over an open flame, which ensures the fish is cooked thoroughly without burning. It’s best topped with fresh herbs, like cilantro, and served with rice.
Serves: 2Hands-on: 15 minutesTotal: 2 hours 15 minutesDifficulty: Medium
- 2 1⁄2 Tbsp. extra-virgin olive oil
- 1 1⁄2 Tbsp. gluten-free soy sauce
- 1 Tbsp. sesame oil
- 1 Tbsp. molasses
- 1 1⁄2 Tbsp. gluten-free Dijon mustard
- 1 1⁄2 tsp. minced garlic
- 2 Tbsp. chopped crystalized ginger
- 2 Tbsp. chopped fresh chives
- 2 Tbsp. chopped fresh cilantro
- 2 skin-on salmon fillets (5 oz. each)
- 1 large wooden plank, soaked in water overnight
- 2 tsp. sesame seeds
- Whisk olive oil, soy sauce, sesame oil, molasses, mustard, garlic, ginger, chives, and cilantro in a medium bowl. Pour the mixture into a large baking dish and add the salmon. Turn fillets to coat. Cover dish with plastic wrap and marinate in the refrigerator for at least 2 hours. Remove salmon from dish and reserve marinade.
- Preheat one side of a gas or charcoal grill to medium-high heat. Place the plank directly over the heat source for about 2 minutes.
- Move the plank to the indirect heat side of the grill and place salmon on top. Drizzle with the reserved marinade; sprinkle with sesame seeds. Close the grill and cook until salmon is fully cooked, about 10 minutes.