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How to Plank-Grill Salmon

Grill planks lend smoky, woody flavors to salmon. Follow these instructions on preparing your plank and grilling for a delicious dinner.

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Soak the Plank
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1. Soak the Plank

You’ll need to soak the plank before using it to help keep the fish moist. A soaked plank also produces maximum smoke and is less likely to burn. Submerge it in water for at least 1 hour. Use the soaked plank right away since the wood will start to dry out.

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