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Honey-ginger Cedar-plank Salmon

  • 15 min
  • 15 min
  • 8
  • Easy
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Honey-ginger Cedar-plank Salmon

Recipe Ingredients

  • 1 large lemon, plus slices for garnish
  • 2 tsp grated peeled fresh ginger
  • 1 large piece skin-on salmon (about 900g)
  • 3 tbsp lower-sodium soya sauce
  • 2 tbsp honey
  • 1 tbsp sriracha hot sauce
  • 1 clove garlic, crushed
  • 4 cups packed rocket, plus more for garnish
  • 4 mini cucumbers, thinly sliced
  • 1 1/4 cups cooked corn kernels (from 2 mealies)
  • 1/2 cup loosely packed coriander leaves

Recipe Directions

  1. Soak a large cedar grilling plank (about 40cm by 20cm) in water for 1 to 2 hours. Heat grill on medium.
  2. From lemon, grate 1 tsp zest and squeeze 1/4 cup juice; set juice aside. Combine zest with ginger and 1/2 tsp coarsely ground black pepper; rub all over flesh side of salmon.
  3. Place salmon on soaked plank skin-side down; sprinkle with 1/2 tsp salt. Grill for 20 to 25 minutes or until cooked as desired.
  4. Meanwhile, in a medium bowl, whisk soya sauce, honey and sriracha; set aside half. To remaining soya mixture, add garlic, reserved lemon juice and 1/4 tsp salt; toss with rocket, cucumbers, corn and coriander. Brush salmon with reserved soya mixture. Garnish with rocket and lemon slices. Serve with cucumber salad.
EACH SERVING: About 800kJ, 25g protein, 12g carbohydrate, 5g fat (1g saturated), 1g fibre, 530mg sodium.

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