Wildwood Ovens Bourbon Apple Glazed Cedar Plank Salmon

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Category: Main Dishes | Blog URL: http://wildwoodovens.tumblr.com/post/308173716/wildwood-ovens-apple-bourbon-glazed-cedar-plank-salmon

This recipe was entered in The Foodista Best of Food Blogs Cookbook contest, a compilation of the world’s best food blogs which was published in Fall 2010.


Soak cedar plank in water for 2 hours. Rinse salmon under cold water and pat dry with paper towels. Place a medium sauce pan over medium high heat and add bourbon or brandy. Use caution as the alcohol can ignite; never pour directly from the bottle. When alcohol is reduced and there is only a small amount left, add apple juice, brown sugar, and garlic. Continue to cook over medium high heat until reduced to about ¼ of the original volume (should be slightly thinner than syrup).
Season salmon with salt and pepper on both sides, brush skin side with olive oil and place on cedar plank, skin side down. Place cedar plank on a medium high grill, or in a wood fired oven pre-heated to 500°F near the fire. Use a probe thermometer to check the internal temperature of the salmon after 10 minutes, and every 5 minutes or so thereafter. Once the salmon has an internal temperature of at least 100°F, brush on the apple glaze that you made earlier, repeat this step every few minutes. Cook salmon until




Melissa Peterman's picture

Nice recipe and beautiful photo. I wish I were eating this right now!


I came up with this recipe while teaching a cooking class on how to cook in a wood fired oven. It's a sweet twist on a classic dish that I know you're going to love. The complex flavors blend together perfectly to create an outstanding sweet and savory dish that'll have you begging for more.




Wednesday, December 30, 2009 - 9:28am


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