Cedar Planked Salmon with Jalapeño-Corn Salsa
Prep: 15 minutes plus soaking
Grill: 20 minutes • Serves: 4
2 ears of corn, silks and husks removed
2 jalapeño peppers
4 teaspoons Food Club Extra Virgin Olive Oil
3 tablespoons finely chopped red onion
2 tablespoons coarsely chopped fresh cilantro leaves
2 tablespoons fresh lime juice
3/4 teaspoon salt
1/4 teaspoon smoked paprika
1-1/2 pounds fresh salmon fillet
1 tablespoon Food Club Brown Sugar
1 tablespoon fresh lemon juice
1. Immerse plank in warm water as label directs. Prepare outdoor grill for direct grilling over medium-high heat.
2.Coat corn and jalapeños with 2 teaspoons oil. Place corn and jalapeños on hot grill rack; cover and cook 5 minutes, turning frequently to brown all sides. When cool enough to handle, cut corn from cob. Cut jalapeños lengthwise in half; with knife, scrape out seeds and veins then finely chop.
3.In medium bowl, toss onion, cilantro, lime juice, 1/2 teaspoon salt, smoked paprika, corn and jalapeños. Makes about 2 cups.
4.Place salmon, skin side down, on plank and rub remaining 2 teaspoons oil over top; sprinkle with remaining ¼ teaspoon salt and brown sugar. Place plank with salmon on hot grill rack; cover and cook 15 to 20 minutes or until salmon turns opaque throughout and internal temperature reaches 145°. Drizzle salmon with lemon juice and top with salsa to serve.
Approximate nutritional values per serving:
376 Calories, 18g Fat (3g Saturated), 107mg Cholesterol,
534mg Sodium, 14g Carbohydrates, 2g Fiber, 40g Protein