Smoky Soy & Citrus Grilled Salmon

Preparation info
  • Serves


    • Difficulty


    • Ready in

      1 hr 5

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Islands In A Common Sea: Stories of farming, fishing, and food around the world

By Jenny Jefferies

Published 2024

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Cooking outside with friends is one of the many joys of the fair-weather season. Salmon grilled on a cedar plank is the quintessential taste of an Alaskan summer. Allow ample cooking time, savour the aromas, and celebrate the taste of fresh wild salmon.


For the Glaze

  • ¼ cup freshly squeezed orange juice
  • ¼ cup freshly squeezed lemon juice
  • ¼


Soak the cedar plank in water for at least 30 minutes.

To make the glaze, combine the orange and lemon juice, vinegar, maple syrup, soy sauce, brown sugar, ginger, garlic, and white pepper in a small saucepan. Stirring constantly, bring the mixture to a boil, then reduce the heat and continue cooking at a low boil until it has thickened and reduced to a syrupy consistency. Remove from t