Recipes — salmon

Matt Curmi

Cedar Planked Salmon with Lemon & Dill

Cedar Planked Salmon with Lemon & Dill

Lemon, dill, salmon, and cedar are absolutely perfect in combination with one another.  Cook Time: 20 minutes Serves: 4 Chef's Tip: While dill is a classic flavor pairing, any fresh herbs you have on hand will taste divine.Ingredients: Cedar Grilling Plank 4 (6 oz) Salmon Fillets 1 Lemon, sliced thin 1 bunch Dill, divided Salt and Pepper Directions: Soak the Cedar plank in hot water for 15 minutes. Preheat oven or grill to 350°F. Slice salmon into 4 portions. Arrange salmon on plank, skin side down. Season with salt & pepper, sprinkle half the dill over the fillets, and top with sliced lemon.  Place planked salmon...

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Matt Curmi

Maple Smoked Candied Salmon

Maple Smoked Candied Salmon

This recipe takes very little effort but does take time. If you are patient, the results are well worth the wait. You can use any quantity of salmon so long as you have enough maple syrup to brush on. Serves – varies Total Time with Brine – 24 hours Tip – Gradually increasing the smoker temp will help the sugars caramelize which makes for great color and maple coating. You will need a half cup of sugar and salt per gallon of brine water.   Ingredients Maple Smoking Chips Salmon Filets, pin boned Brown Sugar Kosher Salt Maple Syrup Method...

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Matt Curmi

Cedar Planked Cured Sockeye Lettuce Wraps

Cedar Planked Cured Sockeye Lettuce Wraps

Serves – 4   Total Time – 1 ½  hours (including cure time) This is great sharing plate, with some bright and bold flavors. Tip – Taking the time to cure results in a firmer fish that is also delicious served cold. Ingredients Cedar Grilling Plank For the Salmon 1 Sockeye Salmon filet, 2- 3lbs, skin and bones removed ¼ cup Salt ¼ cup light Brown Sugar For the Sauce 1 cup Greek Yogurt 1 Tbsp Dill, chopped ½ Lemon, juiced For the relish 1 cup English Cucumber, diced ½ cup, Red Bell Pepper, diced Whole Lettuce leaves Method Combine...

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Matt Curmi

Nori wrapped Cedar Planked Salmon with Sesame Cucumber Salad

Nori wrapped Cedar Planked Salmon with Sesame Cucumber Salad

Serves – 2           Total Time – 25 minutes We went for some Asian flavors with this recipe. The color contrast of the black Nori and bright salmon is quite eye catching. Tip – Briefly dip the Nori in water to make it more pliable. Ingredients For the Salmon Cedar Grilling Planks 2 x 6 oz pieces of Salmon, skin and bones removed 1 Tbsp Soy Sauce 2 Sheets toasted Nori For the Salad 1 English Cucumber, sliced 4 Tbsp Red Bell Pepper, diced 1 tsp Sesame Oil ½ Tbsp Sesame Seeds 1 tsp Rice Wine...

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