Cedar-Planked Salmon with Honey Glaze

From The Big Green Egg® Cookbook

  • 2 tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil
  • ½ cup Dijon mustard
  • ¼ cup honey
  • 1 tablespoon Cedar-Planked Salmon with Honey Glaze
  • 2 tsp
  • grated orange zest
  • 1 tsp minced fresh thyme plus extra for garnish
  • 4 (7-ounce) salmon fillets, skin on
  • Kosher salt and freshly ground black pepper
  • Equipment
  • Porcelain coated grid, 2 cedar planks
  • Set the EGG for direct cooking with the porcelain coated grid..
  • Preheat the EGG to 400°F.

Whisk the mustard, honey, balsamic vinegar, orange zest, and 1 teaspoon thyme together in a small bowl.

Place the cedar planks on the grid, close the lid of the EGG, and preheat for 3 minutes.  Open the lid and turn the planks over, brush them with the olive oil, and place 2 salmon fillets on each plank.  Season the salmon with salt and pepper and brush generously with the honey glaze.  Close the lid of the EGG. Cook the salmon for 12 to 15 minutes for medium.

Remove from the heat, garnish with thyme, and serve immediately.Serves 4.