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Casey Johnson

Plank Grilled Chile-Lime Shrimp

Plank Grilled Chile-Lime Shrimp

Ingredients 1 Cherry Grilling Plank 1 lb. shrimp, peeled and deveined 1 Tablespoon chile powder 1 Teaspoon sea salt ½ Teaspoon cayenne pepper 1 Teaspoon onion powder 1 Teaspoon garlic powder 1 Teaspoon olive oil 1 Lime, sliced Chopped cilantro for garnish Instructions Soak your cherry grilling plank in hot tap water for at least fifteen minutes. In a bowl, mix together chile powder, sea salt, cayenne pepper, onion powder and garlic powder. Add shrimp and toss to coat evenly with spice mixture. Add olive oil and toss. Preheat the grill to medium-high heat 375º-400ºF (190º-205ºC). Place shrimp in a...

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Casey Johnson

Grilling Perfect Bratwursts

Grilling Perfect Bratwursts

This isn’t so much a recipe, but just some sound, plank grilling advice. Sausages are one of the quintessential foods of BBQ’s, tailgates, Oktoberfests and grilling get-togethers the world over. They are easy to eat while standing and mingling, and pair famously with pretzels, mustard and beer. All too often sausages, franks, bratwurst, and weisswurst are abused on the grill. Grilled to dried, blackened messes, or cooked so quickly that they split and release their flavorful juices. The key to grilling highly flammable bratwurst is to have plenty of patience and grill them low and slow until the internal temperature...

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Casey Johnson

Cointreau Glazed Cedar Plank Salmon

Cointreau Glazed Cedar Plank Salmon

Ingredients XL 7x15" Cedar Grilling Planks6 (6-ounce) Salmon Fillets (about 1 inch thick) 1/4 c. Maple Syrup2 TBS. Cointreau (orange-flavored liqueur) 1 tsp. Grated orange rind 1/2 tsp. Salt, divided 1/4 tsp. Freshly ground black pepper, divided 1 c. Orange sections (about 2 oranges) 3/4 c. Diced peeled avocado (about 1) 1/4 c. Fresh orange juice (about 1 orange) 2 TBS. Finely chopped red onion 2 TBS. Finely chopped red bell pepper 1 TBS. Finely chopped fresh chives 1 TBS. Fresh lime juice   Soak grilling planks in hot tap water for 15-30 minutes. First: Combine syrup, Cointreau, and rind in...

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Casey Johnson

Rib-Eye Steak on a Red Oak Grilling Plank

Rib-Eye Steak on a Red Oak Grilling Plank

Have you ever plank-grilled a steak? The key is to get a quick sear on the steak before transferring it to a grilling plank to absorb some smoky-woody goodness. We grilled this Rib-Eye on a Red-Oak grilling plank. Steaks (and beef in general) also pair wonderfully with hickory or cedar. Ingredients 5" x 11" Red Oak Grilling Plank 1 12-14 oz. bone in rib eye steak Olive oil Salt and pepper   Method Soak grilling plank in water for 15 minutes in hot tap water. Preheat grill to High (500Fº). If using a charcoal grill, place the coals on just one...

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