Honey-Ginger Cedar Plank Salmon

This scrumptious grilled salmon is an amazing triple threat: sweet, spicy and light. Salmon is loaded with powerful omega 3’s and rich protein. Salmon is great for your heart and brain health. Ginger is used for various GI issues including diarrhea, nausea, motion sickness, gas, and many more. It has been shown to be effective in the relief of menstrual pain, osteoarthritis, rheumatoid arthritis and other painful conditions.

Ingredients

1 lb. lemon, plus slices for garnish

2 tsp. grated peeled fresh ginger

1 large piece skin-on wild Alaskan salmon (about 2 lbs.)

3 tbsp. lower-sodium soy sauce

2 tbsp. honey

1 tbsp. Sriracha hot sauce

1 clove garlic, crushed with press

4 c. packed arugula, plus more for garnish

4 miniature seedless cucumbers, thinly sliced

1 1/4 c. cooked corn kernels (from 2 ears)

1/2 c. loosely packed cilantro leaves

Directions

Soak large cedar grilling plank (about 15-inches-by-7-inches) in water 1 to 2 hours. Heat grill on medium.

From lemon, grate 1 teaspoon zest and squeeze 1/4 cup juice; set juice aside. Combine zest with ginger and 1/2 teaspoon coarsely ground black pepper; rub all over flesh side of salmon.

Place salmon on soaked plank skin side down; sprinkle with 1/2 teaspoon salt. Grill 20 to 25 minutes, covered, or until desired doneness.

Meanwhile, in medium bowl, whisk soy sauce, honey and Sriracha; set aside half. To remaining soy mixture, add garlic, reserved lemon juice and 1/4 teaspoon salt; toss with arugula, cucumbers, corn and cilantro. Brush salmon with reserved soy mixture. Garnish with arugula and lemon slices. Serve with cucumber salad.

We would like to thank Good Housekeeping for this delicious recipe.