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Potlatch Salmon

Yield 8 servings


  • 1 alder plank
  • 4 coriander seeds
  • 2 small whole red peppers
  • 4 teaspoons kosher salt
  • 2 teaspoons dried basil
  • 2 teaspoons dried oregano
  • 2 teaspoons paprika
  • 1 teaspoon ground red pepper
  • 1 (3-pound) salmon fillet

How to Make It

  1. Soak plank in water to cover 3 hours; drain.

  2. Process coriander seeds and whole red peppers in a food processor 1 minute or until finely crushed. Add kosher salt and next 4 ingredients; process 5 seconds.

  3. Rub seasoning mixture on flesh side of salmon. Wrap salmon in heavy-duty plastic wrap, and chill 3 hours.

  4. Place seasoned salmon on plank. Grill, covered with grill lid, over medium-high heat (350° to 400°) 27 minutes or until fish flakes with a fork.