Recipes — aldergrillingplanks

Matt Curmi

Alder Planked Potato Salad with Carrot Top Pesto

Alder Planked Potato Salad with Carrot Top Pesto

Alder smoke has a subtle effect on Yukons and with the bright pesto this dish is hearty yet light. Serves – 4 Total Time – 45 minutes Tip – Toss the potatoes in the pesto while they are still warm. Ingredients Alder Grilling Planks 6 Yukon Potatoes 4 Carrots, peeled, with tops removed and set aside 2 Tbsp. Dijon Mustard 2 Tbsp. Olive Oil 1 Tbsp. Salt 1 Tbsp. Black Pepper 1 Bell Pepper ½ cup Pecans For the pesto Carrot Tops, about a cup ½ cup Olive Oil 1 Garlic Clove squeeze of Lemon juice pinch of Salt Method...

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Alder Planked Jerk Pork Chops

Alder Planked Jerk Pork Chops

Pork chops and coffee are a classic pairing, try this one with our new American Jerk Seasoning. Serves – 2 Total Time – 30 minutes Tip - This recipe could be great for breakfast, lunch, or dinner. IngredientsAlder Grilling Planks2 Pork Chops, thick cutOlive Oil4 Tbsp. American Jerk Seasoning½ lb assorted Mushrooms, cut in halfSalt and Black Pepper2 Tbsp. fresh Sage, sliced thinParmesan, for shaving Method Preheat a grill to 425°F and soak the plank in hot water for at least 15 minutes. Brush the chops with a little oil and season on all sides with the American Jerk rub....

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Oven Roasted Alder Planked Flounder

Oven Roasted Alder Planked Flounder

Flounder has a mild and slightly sweet flavor that pairs beautifully with the gentle cooking process of an Alder Grilling Plank. We love the classic fresh combo of lime and cilantro here.  Serves - 4 Time - 30 minutes Tip - This would be great as a filling for tacos! Ingredients 1 Alder Grilling Plank Flounder Fillets (about 2 lbs) 1 Lime, cut into small wedges ¼ cup Cilantro, leaves picked from stems Sea Salt to taste Neutral tasting oil Directions: Soak Alder grilling plank in warm water for at least 15 minutes. Preheat oven to 400° F.  Arrange flounder onto pre-soaked grilling...

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Annie Kuster

Pork Roast on an Alder Grilling Plank

Pork Roast on an Alder Grilling Plank

For the tastiest results, purchase a bone-in roast. Leaving bones in the roast preserves a rich and pronounced porky flavor, which is lost when they are removed. Due to the size of the roast, this recipe requires a relatively long time on the grill. When we grilled our pork roast, we burned through two alder planks in the process, so have two or three planks soaked and ready to go, along with your spray bottle of water to douse the inevitable flare-ups. Alder smoke turns the glazed roast a fantastic color, and infuses it with delicate and earthy smoke.  Ingredients:...

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