Recipes — grilling-plank

Matt Curmi

Oak Roasted Chicken Cordon Bleu

Oak Roasted Chicken Cordon Bleu

Chicken Cordon Bleu is a childhood favorite - this one’s for grown ups. Tip – Adequate rest time before slicing these is crucial if you want to keep all the goodies inside. Serves – 4Total Time – 1 hr Ingredients Red Oak Grilling Planks 4 5–8 oz Chicken Breasts, boneless and skinless 6 oz Ham, sliced 6 oz Cheese, swiss or gruyere gated Salt and Pepper ½ cup Flour 3 large Eggs, beaten 2 Tbsp Butter, melted 1 ½ cups Panko breadcrumbs 4 Leeks, green part removed, and sliced lenghthwise 8 Shallots, peeled 2 Tbsp Olive Oil Method Preheat the...

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Teriyaki Glazed Salmon

Teriyaki Glazed Salmon

This one is quick, easy, and very tasty. Tip – If you don’t want to make your own teriyaki sauce, store bought will work just as well. If you do make your own, try to make it in advance so it is completely chilled. Serves - 4Total time - 30 mins Ingredients Cedar Plank 4 6-8 oz. Salmon portions 1 Pineapple, peeled, cored, and sliced 1” thick A selection of fresh chilis For the Teriyaki Sauce ½ cup Soy Sauce ½  cup Water ½ cup Pineapple Juice 1” fresh Ginger, crushed ¼ cup Brown Sugar For the Rice 2 cups...

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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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Matt Curmi

Maple Planked Apples with Honey Basil Chèvre

Maple Planked Apples with Honey Basil Chèvre

This late sweet treat makes a great appetizer, side, or dessert. Serves – 8 Total Time – 45 minutes Tip – Shave off a little from the underside of each apple half to give them some stability on the plank. Ingredients Maple Grilling Planks 4 Apples 2 Tbsp. Honey 8 oz. Chèvre ½ cup fresh Raspberries 3 Tbsp. Basil leaves, sliced thin pinch Black Pepper Method Preheat the grill or oven to 450˚ F and soak the planks in hot water for at least 15 minutes. Cut the apples in half from stem to flower. Cut off a little from the...

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