Planked Salmon with Avocado-Pomegranate Salsa

Prep Time:  15 minutes + soak 

Cook Time:  15 minutes 

Yields:  4 servings 


1 small avocado, diced 

Juice of ½ lime 

1 tablespoon olive oil 

½ teaspoon lime zest 

¼ cup pomegranate seeds 

¼ cup fresh cilantro leaves 


1 teaspoon brown sugar 

½ teaspoon ground cumin 

½ teaspoon kosher salt 

1½ pound salmon fillet 

½ lime 

1 – Fire and Flavor Cedar Plank, soaked 

FIRST  Preheat grill to medium heat, about 350-400°F.   

NEXT In a small mixing bowl, combine salsa ingredients, avocado through cilantro, and set aside.   

LAST  Combine sugar, cumin, and salt and rub over salmon fillet.  Place soaked plank on preheated grill, close lid, and heat for 3 minutes. Using tongs, turn plank over and place salmon on heated side of plank. Close lid and grill for 12-15 minutes or until desired doneness. Remove planked salmon from grill and squeeze fresh lime over top; serve with salsa. 

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