The other day, my wife had to work late, and my son went to a friend’s house to work on a school project…so I found myself cooking for 1. Since I’m the only person in the house who enjoy’s Salmon, I decided to treat myself! After picking my protein, I broke out the cedar plank and soaked it so that my fish would take on the subtle smokiness of the cedar wood as it grilled. From there, a little salt, pepper, and melted butter with freshly minced garlic were all the fish needed to build a simple yet decadent flavour.
Time: 20 Minutes
- Salmon Fillet
- Kosher Salt
- Black Pepper
- 1/2 Tablespoon Butter
- 1 Clove of Garlic
- Soak your cedar plank.
- Pat your salmon fillet dry, and give the flesh side a quick salt and pepper sprinkle. Then, place your fish atop the plank.
- Heat your grill to medium temperature, and then place your fish (and plank) on the grill.
- As your salmon begins to cook, grate a clove of garlic with a microplane grater (alternatively, you can also press it with a garlic press if you have one). Then, melt your butter, and combine it with your garlic.
- Brush your garlic butter atop your salmon, and continue cooking until your fish reaches a minimum internal cooked temperature of 145 degrees F and becomes flaky.
- Plate, devour, and enjoy!