After going paleo, we eat a lot of simply prepared meals. Without all of the sugars and ingredients in processed foods, your palate becomes cleaner and able to enjoy simple flavors, like those in this grilled salmon recipe. also, cooking paleo is a lot of work! Simple recipes like this one are staples on our menu because they make eating paleo easy in our busy modern lives. Our PALEO Cedar Plank Salmon with Lemon Dill Marinade recipe has a rich, almost cream flavor with a smoky finish from the cedar plank. It makes for a quick meal, great for weeknights or on salads for lunches.
Served simply with grilled roasted broccoli, this salmon recipe is sure to become a family favorite. You can use the salmon to make salmon cakes the next day for breakfast or eggs benedict with salmon. Yummy, right?!
PALEO Cedar Plank Salmon with Lemon Dill Marinade
- 1 cedar plank for cooking
- 1 pound of fresh salmon, cut into 1/4 pound servings
- 1 TBSP crushed garlic
- 1 TBSP dijon mustard
- 1 TBSP honey (leave out if you are on low sugar)
- 1 TBSP kosher slat
- 1 TBSP lemon juice
- 1 tsp diced fresh dill
- 1 tsp black pepper
- lemon slices for garnish
Soak the cedar plank in water for 30 minutes.
Lay the salmon on the cedar plank. Mix all ingredients to blend into a marinade. Spoon the marinade onto the fish.
Place the cedar plank and fish on the grill.
Grill over direct heat for about 10 minutes or until the fish is firm.
Remove the plank with the fish from the grill.
Serve with lemon slices and our Grilled Roasted Broccoli, which can be grilled at the same time as the fish for a quick and easy meal. Click the recipe box below for a printable version of this recipe:
What’s your favorite way to eat grilled fish? I’d love to hear more in the comments!