Cedar Plank-Grilled Salmon with Mango Kiwi Salsa

Photo: Johnny Autry; Styling: Mary Clayton Carl
The smoky Cedar Plank-Grilled Salmon stands up nicely to the spicy sweetness of the tropical Mango Kiwi Salsa. Prepare the Mango Kiwi Salsa before the Salmon so the flavors have time to meld.

Yield:

Serves 4

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Recipe Time

Hands-on: 25 Minutes
Total: 40 Minutes

Nutritional Information

Calories 267
Fat 7.5 g
Satfat 1.2 g
Monofat 2.5 g
Polyfat 2.6 g
Protein 34.7 g
Carbohydrate 14.8 g
Fiber 2.2 g
Cholesterol 88 mg
Iron 1.6 mg
Sodium 356 mg
Calcium 42 mg

Ingredients

1 large cedar plank
1 cup finely diced peeled ripe mango
1/2 cup diced peeled kiwifruit
2 tablespoons chopped fresh cilantro
1 teaspoon extra-virgin olive oil
1 teaspoon fresh lime juice
1 serrano chile, finely chopped
1/2 teaspoon kosher salt, divided
1/2 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper, divided
4 (6-ounce) sustainable skinless salmon fillets (such as wild Alaskan)

Preparation

1. Soak plank in water for 25 minutes.

2. Preheat grill to medium-high heat.

3. Combine mango and next 5 ingredients (through chile). Add 1/4 teaspoon salt and 1/4 teaspoon pepper; set aside.

4. Sprinkle salmon with remaining 1/4 teaspoon salt and remaining 1/4 teaspoon pepper. Place plank on grill rack; grill 3 minutes or until lightly charred. Turn plank over; place fish on charred side. Cover; grill 8 minutes or until desired degree of doneness. Place each fillet on a plate; top each with 1/3 cup mango salsa.

Note:

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Mary Drennen,

July 2012