Cedar Plank Salmon and Zoodles

2 Servings
40 min

Cedar plank salmon served over pesto zoodles is a fun, healthy, and low carb dish.


Let's enjoy this cedar plank salmon and zoodles dish this weekend!

If you've never had cedar plank salmon, you should try it this summer. It's easy to do right on your grill! Plus, making zoodles is something the kids will love doing, too!

Grilling salmon on a cedar plank really gives it a smokey, delicious flavor that you just can't get any other way.It'll take your whole fish grilling game to a whole new level, for sure!

Like I said, the kids can get in on this. Making zucchini noodles with a spiralizer is fun!See which zucchini noodle maker I have!

You can split this dish into 2, 3, or even 4 servings, depending on if you're serving it with anything else, or having a salad before dinner.Either way, this is a delicious protein packed dish for your summer family dinner!

Cedar Plank Salmon and Zoodles

Recipe details

  • 2  Servings
  • Prep time: 20 Minutes Cook time: 20 Minutes Total time: 40 min
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Ingredients


  • 3 large zucchinis cut into zoodles
  • 2 6 ounce center cut salmon
  • 6 stocks of asparagus
  • 8 tsp pesto
  • Lemon juice to taste

Instructions


Soak cedar plank in water for an hour to two hours before grilling. Spiral cut or zoodle your zucchini into a colander. Salt liberally and let stand 20 minutes. Rinse off salt and pat zoodles dry
Preheat grill to 350 degrees F. Place soaked cedar plank on the grill for 5 minutes, flip the plank and then place the salmon on the plank. Grill for 20 minutes or until internal temperature of 135 degrees F. is reached.
Spray cast iron pan with cooking spray; place zoodles and chopped asparagus into pan and fry over medium heat until tender. About 10-20 minutes. Remove from heat, add pesto and stir. The cooking can be done simultaneously with the salmon.
Add pesto to zoodles and serve with salmon!

Tips

  • Salting the noodles removes a lot of the moisture and is necessary so they're not soggy.
Andrew @ ScrappyGeek.com
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