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Cedar Plank Salmon



1 – 15 x 6.5 x ½-inch cedar grilling plank

1½ teaspoon kosher salt

1½ teaspoon dark brown sugar

1 teaspoon ground cumin

1 teaspoon dried thyme, crushed

¾ teaspoon coarsely ground black pepper

¾ teaspoon Hungarian sweet paprika

¾ teaspoon chili powder

¼ teaspoon ground cinnamon

1 – 3-pound center-cut salmon fillet, skinned


Immerse and soak plank in water for at least 1 hour, drain. Preheat grill between 350 degrees to 400 degrees (medium-high heat). Combine salt and next 7 ingredients, rub over fish. Place plank on grill rack; grill 3 minutes or until lightly charred. Carefully turn plank over, place fish on charred side of plank. Cover grill with lid and grill fish 25 minutes or until fish flakes with a fork. Cut fish crosswise into slices.