Cedar-Planked Salmon with Crab and Citrus Beurre Blanc

Cedar-Planked Salmon with Crab and Citrus Beurre BlancRecipe
Photo: Iain Bagwell
Steve W. Little of Sequim's Dockside Grill roasts his salmon and serves it with veggies. It's great grilled too.


Serves 4
Total time: 1 Hour, 20 Minutes

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Recipe Time

Soak: 1 Hours
Cook: 20 Minutes
Total: 1 Hour, 20 Minutes

Nutritional Information

Calories 592
Caloriesfromfat 56 %
Protein 59 g
Fat 37 g
Satfat 15 g
Carbohydrate 4.2 g
Fiber 1.2 g
Sodium 423 mg
Cholesterol 227 mg


4 pieces wild salmon fillet (6 to 8 oz. each and at least 2 in. wide)
1 tablespoon olive oil
2 tablespoons paprika-based BBQ rub
1 tablespoon butter
8 ounces Dungeness crab (ideally claw meat)


1. Soak a 1/2-in.-thick cedar plank in warm water at least 1 hour. Preheat oven to 450°. Rub salmon with olive oil and BBQ rub, set on plank skin side down, and roast directly on oven rack 8 to 12 minutes, or until almost opaque.

2. Melt butter in a medium frying pan over medium-low heat. Add crab and heat until warm.

3. Top each salmon piece with some crab and drizzle with beurre blanc.

Note: Nutritional analysis is per serving.