Plank Grilled Norwegian Salmon

Grilling Norwegian salmon on a plank makes it tender, and a tasteful marinade gives it an extra flavour. A plank of cedar or aspen is preferred for this recipe.

Difficulty Medium
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Mint youghurt

Serve with


  • Soak the wooden grilling plank in water for 2-3 hours before grilling.

  • Rinse the salmon in cold water, dry with a paper towel and place in an airtight container.

  • Finely chop garlic and ginger, and mix with rice vinegar, soy sauce, honey, pepper and lime juice for the marinade.

  • Pour marinade over the salmon and close the lid. Marinate for 15 minutes, turn the fish and let marinate for another 15 minutes.

  • Remove the salmon from the marinade and place in the middle of the grilling plank.

  • Grill the fish for approx. 15 minutes. Cover with a lid if you have available.

  • Sprinkle spring onion and sesame oil over the fish at the end of the cooking time.

Mint yogurt

  • Crush mint and sugar together in a mortar and mix with yogurt.

  • Season with lime juice and salt to taste.

Serve with

  • Cut the sweet potato into wedges and place in a sheet of greased aluminium foil.

  • Sprinkle with salt and pepper and grill until tender.

Serve the salmon with mint yogurt and sweet potato wedges.