Grilled Salmon on a Plank

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 Recipe tips:

  • If you’re using wood planks, soak them overnight for best results
  • Grill the fish skin side down and don’t touch it until it releases from the plank easily
  • An easy trick to keep the fish from sticking: Dust the skin side with a little cornstarch


Easy Breezy Grilled Salmon

Prep Time: 15 minutes

Cook Time: 15 minutes

Total Time: 30 minutes

Yield: --

Serving Size: 1 piece of salmon

Calories per serving: --

Fat per serving: --


  • Cooking spray
  • Salt and pepper
  • 1 6-ounce piece of salmon, skin on
  • Cornstarch for dusting
  • 1 fennel bulb, sliced in half with the tough inner core removed
  • Olive oil
  • 2 oranges, one thinly sliced and one juiced
  • 1 red pepper, slivered
  • 1 green pepper, slivered
  • 1 tablespoon honey


  1. Preheat the grill to its hottest setting after completely cleaning the grates and applying cooking spray.
  2. Salt and pepper both sides of your salmon.
  3. Put a small amount of cornstarch on the skin side of your salmon and rub in gently to help prevent it from sticking to the grill.
  4. Grill the fish skin side down for 4 minutes, flip and grill for about 1 minute. It should release easily from the grates.
  5. Brush the fennel with olive oil and season with salt and pepper to taste.
  6. Grill fennel and orange slices, turning once after 4 minutes.
  7. Slice the fennel and arrange it with the salmon on a plate, garnishing with some grilled orange slices and pepper slivers.
  8. Drizzle with honey and orange juice right before serving.



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