Cedar Plank Salmon with Pineapple Glaze

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By Catherine Holland By Catherine Holland
By Catherine Holland By Catherine Holland
By Catherine Holland By Catherine Holland

6 oz. Salmon fillet
1/2 tsp. Famous Dave's Brisket Rub
Cedar plank, pre-soaked

Famous Dave's Pineapple Glaze
1/2 cup Famous Dave's Sweet-N-Zesty BBQ Sauce
1/4 cup pineapple juice
1/4 cup honey
1 tsp. garlic, minced
1 Tbsp. Famous Dave's Baby Back Rib Rub
1/4 cup vegetable oil
1 Tbsp. Worcestershire sauce

Instructions -- Glaze
Combine all ingredients in medium sauce pot.

Stir with wire whip to blend.

Place over medium high heat and bring to boil.

Remove from heat and transfer sauce to bowl.

Instructions -- Fish
Lightly spray meat side of salmon with pan spray.

Season meat side evenly with brisket rub.

Place salmon seasoned side down on a medium-high heat section of the grill. At the same time place pre-soaked cedar plank on the grill next to it.

Grill the salmon for 30 seconds; flip salmon and place it with the grill marks up on the center of the cedar plank.

Cover with lid and grill for 3 1/2 minutes.

Note: Smoke will be visible coming out from underneath lid.

Remove lid and evenly apply glaze to the top of the salmon; Move to cooler part of grill; cover with lid and cook for additional 2 minutes or internal temperature of 145ºF.

Check temperature with thermocouple; internal temp must read 145ºF.; continue grilling if necessary.

Remove plank with salmon from grill.

Success keys: Pre-soak cedar planks submerged in water for at least 30 minutes before use.

On Tuesday, May 7, 2013, the Famous Dave’s BBQ locations in Chandler, Peoria, Mesa and Gilbert are celebrating and thanking our local educators. Valley teachers and educators will receive a Free Famous Dave’s BBQ Two Meat Salute for "National Teacher Appreciation Day."

Arizona teachers and educators with valid photo identification and a copy of their teaching certificate can receive this free meal. This offer is only valid on May 7, 2013 at the four Famous Dave’s BBQ restaurants in the Valley, including Chandler at 3250 West Frye Road; Peoria at 16148 North 83rd Avenue, SanTan Village in Gilbert at 2206 E Williams Field Rd and Mesa Riverview in Mesa at 1011 Dobson Road. Hours are 11am to 10pm.

Go to www.famousdavesbbq.com for full offer details.