Cedar Planked Salmon

Recipe courtesy of BGETeamGreen Member Erik Vachon, @dadfuelbbq

Check out our blog on Cooking Seafood on the EGG.


  • 1 salmon filet
  • 2 tbsp Big Green Egg Citrus & Herb Seasoning or seasoning of your choice
  • 1 tbsp lemon zest
  • 2 tbsp brown sugar
  • 1 blood orange or other citrus fruit, cut into rounds
  • 1 tbsp chopped fresh parsley for garnish



1 Cedar Grilling Plank


Set the EGG for direct cooking without a convEGGtor at 400°F/204°C.

Soak the plank in water for at least 30 minutes. Cover the salmon in the seasoning, lemon zest and brown sugar; arrange the orange slices on top. Remove the plank from the water and place salmon onto plank then directly onto the cooking grid; close the EGG and cook for 15 minutes or until salmon reaches an internal temperature of 125°F for medium. Remove from the EGG and sprinkle fresh parsley to garnish.

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