BBQ Salmon on a Plank with Fruit Salsa and Pita Chips

BBQ Salmon on a Plank with Fruit Salsa and Pita Chips
4 servings

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Bbq Salmon On A Plank

Untreated cedar plank
g salmon filets (boneless, skinless)
tsp coarse salt (or kosher)
tsp Mrs. Dash Original Seasoning
tsp rosemary leaves
cup grainy Dijon mustard
– 3 tablespoons brown sugar
Squirt bottle of water
unsweetened apple juice
Squeeze of lemon juice

Baked Pita Chips

– 6 whole-wheat pita pockets (8”)
Cooking spray
Cinnamon, sugar

Fruit Salsa

Granny Smith apples
cup strawberries
Kiwi fruit
Juice from 1 orange
Zest from 1 orange
Tbsp brown sugar
Tbsp apple or grape jelly


Step 1

The night before:

Step 2

Soak plank in water until you are ready to cook with it.

Step 3

Preheat BBQ at low until it reaches 350 F.

Step 4

Place apple juice in a stove-top pot. Add a squeeze of lemon juice. Bring to a full boil, then reduce heat to medium for a gentle boil.

Step 5

Rinse and dry salmon thoroughly.

Step 6

On one side only rub salmon with the following: Salt, Mrs. Dash Original Seasoning, rosemary, grainy Dijon mustard and a light sprinkle of brown sugar.

Step 7

Place the presoaked plank on the grill. Close the lid for a few minutes and keep checking until you see smoke.

Step 8

Turn the plank over and place the salmon, rub side up, on top of the plank. (Squirt the edges of the board if they catch on fire. You will have to keep lifting the lid to check.)

Step 9

The salmon will be ready when it flakes off easily with a fork. (Approximately 10 – 15 minutes.)

Step 10

Remove the apple juice from heat once it is reduced to about half.

Step 11

Spoon the reduced apple juice directly on the plates and place the cooked salmon over top.

Step 12

Serve with fruit salsa and pita chips.

Step 13

Preheat oven to 250 F

Step 14

Spray pita pockets with cooking spray (or spritz with water).

Step 15

Sprinkle with cinnamon and sugar and cut into small triangles.

Step 16

Set timer for 8 to 10 minutes.

Step 17

Chop fruit finely and add to bowl as you cut.

Step 18

Add juice, zest, brown sugar and jelly.

Step 19

Toss to coat and let stand in fridge.

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