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Cedar Plank Salmon

MeinbmwMeinbmw Posts: 157
edited 8:23AM in EggHead Forum
Soak the plank or not?[p]Seems like I have seen it both ways here on the forum. Soaking the plank in wine sounds good.[p]Any thoughts from you salmon experts?


  • The Naked WhizThe Naked Whiz Posts: 7,780
    Every method I can remember seeing says to soak the plank. That's the only way I've ever tried, though, so I'm not much help. Oh well.....[p]TNW

    The Naked Whiz
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    <p />meinbmw,
    soak it in water
    preheat till it pops and crackles
    oil it
    salmon it
    drink the wine

  • Steeler FanSteeler Fan Posts: 395
    meinbmw, I normally soak mine so that I can use it over and over. I have done it without the soak usually when the board is about done. I also agree drink the wine, don't soak it unless you can afford it.

  • MeinbmwMeinbmw Posts: 157
    Rick's Tropical Delight,[p]Thanks for the info and photo ... I particularily like the last step !!!
  • TRexTRex Posts: 2,708
    meinbmw,[p]I've had better results without soaking, but I rarely reuse the planks.[p]Just make sure that, whichever way you go, you can smell the plank before you put the fish on it.[p]Good luck,[p]TRex
  • duckeggduckegg Posts: 267
    I soak mine in Jim Beam, I can't seem to get the Salmon on in time though.:-)

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