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

Serves: 2

Ingredients

  • 2½ Tbsp. extra-virgin olive oil
  • 1½ Tbsp. gluten-free soy sauce
  • 1 Tbsp. sesame oil
  • 1 Tbsp. molasses
  • 1½ Tbsp. gluten-free Dijon mustard
  • 1½ 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

Directions

  • 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.

Recipe Information

Serves: 2

Ingredients

  • 2½ Tbsp. extra-virgin olive oil
  • 1½ Tbsp. gluten-free soy sauce
  • 1 Tbsp. sesame oil
  • 1 Tbsp. molasses
  • 1½ Tbsp. gluten-free Dijon mustard
  • 1½ 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

Directions

  • 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.

Nutrition Information

Nutrition Information
Amount per serving
Calories570
Total Fat35g
Saturated Fat5g
Cholesterol90mg
Sodium1220mg
Total Carbohydrate17g
Dietary Fiber1g
Sugars15g
Protein38g