Cedar Plank Salmon with Cucumber Dill Sauce

Don’t let your summer go by without serving this delicious salmon

Cedar Plank Salmon with Cucumber Dill Sauce
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Ingredients
  1. 1 untreated cedar plank
  2. 2 shallots, diced
  3. 10 cloves garlic, minced
  4. 3 Tbsp. snipped fresh dill
  5. 3 Tbsp. chopped fresh thyme
  6. 2 Tbsp. chopped fresh cilantro
  7. 2 Tbsp. grated lemon zest
  8. 3 Tbsp. fresh lemon juice
  9. 2 green onions, chopped
  10. 1 tsp. olive oil
  11. 3-4 lb. salmon filet
  12. salt and freshly ground pepper to taste
Cucumber Dill Sauce
  1. 1/4 English cucumber
  2. 1/4 tsp. salt
  3. 1 cup plain yogurt
  4. 1/2 cup sour cream
  5. 1 tsp. lemon juice
  6. pepper to taste
  7. 3 green onions, finely chopped, white part only
  8. 2 tsp. chopped dill or 1 tsp. dried
Instructions
  1. Soak cedar plank in water for several hours.
  2. In small glass bowl, combine shallots, garlic, dill, thyme, cilantro, lemon zest and juice, green onions and olive oil. Cover and place in refrigerator for at least 1 hour to allow flavours to get acquainted.
  3. Place salmon on cedar plank and sprinkle with salt and pepper. Cover with herb mixture. Set plank on barbecue and close lid. Bake for 30 minutes on medium heat, until fish flakes easily with a fork.
  4. To prepare Cucumber Dill Sauce: finely chop cucumber, toss with salt and let stand for 15 minutes.
  5. Combine yogurt, sour cream, lemon juice, pepper, onion and dill.
  6. Drain water from cucumber and add to yogurt mixture.
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Instructions
  1. Soak cedar plank in water for several hours.
  2. In small glass bowl, combine shallots, garlic, dill, thyme, cilantro, lemon zest and juice, green onions and olive oil.
  3. Cover and place in refrigerator for at least 1 hour to allow flavours to get acquainted.
  4. Place salmon on cedar plank and sprinkle with salt and pepper. Cover with herb mixture. Set plank on barbecue and close lid. Bake for 30 minutes on medium heat, until fish flakes easily with a fork.
  5. To prepare Cucumber Dill Sauce: finely chop cucumber, toss with salt and let stand for 15 minutes.
  6. Combine yogurt, sour cream, lemon juice, pepper, onion and dill.
  7. Drain water from cucumber and add to yogurt mixture.
  8. Book Reference - The Rest of the Best - Vol. 2 (Page: 192), A Year of The Best (Page: 18)
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Shrimp ‘n Beer

Perfect for backyard entertaining

Shrimp ‘n Beer
Serves 8
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Ingredients
Shrimp
  1. 3 lbs. shrimp in the shell
  2. 4 garlic cloves, peeled
  3. 6 allspice berries
  4. 1 Tbsp. red pepper flakes
  5. 1 bay leaf
  6. 6 sprigs fresh parsley
  7. 2 sprigs fresh dill
  8. 12 oz. beer
  9. salt and pepper to taste
Lemon Butter Dipping Sauce
  1. 1/2 cup butter
  2. juice of 1/2 lemon
  3. 1 tsp. Worcestershire sauce
  4. salt and pepper to taste
Instructions
  1. To cook shrimp: combine all ingredients in large pot and cover. Bring to a boil. Turn down heat and let the shrimp simmer 12 minutes. (Don’t overcook!) Then remove from heat and drain.
  2. To prepare sauce:heat butter in a saucepan until almost bubbling. Stir in lemon juice and Worcestershire, salt and pepper to taste.
  3. Serve shrimp hot, in the shell. Spread out the newspaper on your patio table and let your guests “peel ‘n eat”. Serve sauce individually to 8 happy guests.
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Instructions
  1. To cook shrimp: combine all ingredients in large pot and cover. Bring to a boil. Turn down heat and let the shrimp simmer 12 minutes. (Don’t overcook!) Then remove from heat and drain.
  2. To prepare sauce:heat butter in a saucepan until almost bubbling. Stir in lemon juice and Worcestershire, salt and pepper to taste.
  3. Serve shrimp hot, in the shell. Spread out the newspaper on your patio table and let your guests “peel ‘n eat”. Serve sauce individually to 8 happy guests.
Notes
  1. Serve sauce individually to 8 happy guests.
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Fish’ N’ Chips

This is s quick after work dinner and it’s low in fat and high in accolades

Fish n'chips
Serves 6
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Ingredients
  1. 3 lbs. baker potatoes,unpeeled 1.5 kg
  2. 1 Tbsp. vegetable oil 15 mL
  3. 1/2 tsp. salt 2 mL
  4. 1/2 tsp. pepper 2 mL
  5. 1 1/2 lbs. Atlantic cod 750 g
  6. 1/2 cup flour 125 mL
  7. 2 tsp. dry mustard 10 mL
  8. 1 egg, beaten
  9. 1/4 cup bread crumbs 60 mL
  10. 3/4 cup cornflake crumbs 175 mL
  11. 1 Tbsp. vegetable oil 15 mL
Instructions
  1. Scrub potatoes and cut into thick French fries. Pat dry and toss with oil, salt and pepper. Arrange in a single layer on a non-stick cookie sheet and bake in a preheated 425 F oven for 40 minutes turning twice. Cut fish into serving-sized pieces. Pat dry. Place flour and mustard in a shallow dish. Beat egg in another shallow dish. Combine breadcrumbs and cornflakes in yet another dish! Dust each piece of fish with flour. Dip into egg and roll in crumb mixture. Brush another baking sheet with oil and arrange fish in a single layer. When potatoes have cooked for 40 minutes, place fish in oven and baked 5 minutes, until fish is cooked through (should be flaky). Serve with cole slaw. Serves 6.
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