Recipes — grilling-plank

Matt Curmi

Cedar Planked Salmon Avocado Toast

Cedar Planked Salmon Avocado Toast

It's time to take your avocado toast to another level. Serves – 4Total Time – 30 minutes Ingredients Cedar Grilling Planks 4 5-6 oz. Salmon portions 1 Tbsp Chili Powder ½ Tbsp Salt 1 tsp Cayenne pepper ¼ cup Crème Fraiche 1 Avocado, quartered ½ cup Radishes, sliced Sprouts 4 slices thick Bread Olive Oil Method Preheat a gas or charcoal grill to 400˚F. Soak the planks in hot water for around 15 minutes. Season the salmon evenly with chili powder, salt, and cayenne. Place the salmon on the pre-soaked planks and set on the grill, close the lid and cook for 10...

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Matt Curmi

Maple Planked Pork Chop

Maple Planked Pork Chop

Move over Cedar Planked Salmon, a new hot dish is in town. Serves – 2Total Time – 20 minutes Tip – The glaze for this pork chop dish really sets it above the rest. Ingredients Maple Grilling Planks 2 Pork Chops, bone in ¼ cup Honey 1” piece fresh Ginger peeled, sliced 1 Tbsp Soy Sauce For the Gremolata ¼ cup Parsley, chopped 1 Garlic Clove, minced 1 Lemon zested pinch coarse Salt Method Preheat a grill to 400°F, soak the plank in hot water for at least 15 minutes. Place the honey, ginger, and soy sauce in a pan and bring to a...

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Matt Curmi

Hickory Planked Venison Steak

Hickory Planked Venison Steak

A perfect meal for those solo nights at home. Serves – 1  Total Time – 30 minutes Ingredients Hickory Grilling Plank 1 Venison tomahawk steak (beef could be a substitute) Salt & Pepper For the pesto 2 Tbsp fresh Sage 2 Tbsp fresh Parsley 1 Garlic clove 1 Tbsp Parmesan cheese Olive Oil Method Preheat a grill to 425˚F and soak the plank in hot water for at least 15 minutes. Use the back of a knife to scrape the bone clean. Season the steak well with salt and pepper on both sides and place on the plank. Place the plank...

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Matt Curmi

Fig Stuffed Pears

Fig Stuffed Pears

The port and fig filling on these grilled pears is just top notch delicious. Serves – 4Time – 45 minutes Ingredients Cherry Grilling Planks 2 Pears 2 Tbsp Butter, melted 2 Tbsp Brown Sugar ½ cup Heavy Cream ¼ cup sliced Almonds For the filling 8 oz dried Figs 3 Tbsp Sugar ⅓ cup Port wine Method Preheat a grill or oven to 400˚F, soak the planks in hot water for at least 15 minutes. Place the figs, wine, and sugar in a pan. Bring to a low simmer and cook for 15-20 minutes or until most of the liquid is gone and mixture...

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