1. Cedar Plank Salmon with Spicy Tapatío Glaze
Cedar Plank Salmon with Spicy Tapatío Glaze

Cedar Plank Salmon with Spicy Tapatío Glaze

This spicy, citrusy Tapatio glaze elevates the flavors of our Wild Alaskan Sockeye Salmon. Plus, cooking the fish directly on the wood gives it a wonderful, smokey aroma and melt-in-your-mouth texture that’s incredibly addicting. So easy and delicious that you'll want to make this on repeat!

Cedar Plank Salmon with Spicy Tapatío Glaze

Prep Time: 10 minutes | Cook Time: 8 minutes | Total Time: 38 minutes


  • 2 Vital Choice Cedar Grilling Planks 
  • 4 Vital Choice wild salmon fillet portions (4 ounces each)
  • 4 bottles dark Mexican beer
  • 1 tablespoon Tapatio hot sauce
  • 1 clove garlic, minced
  • 1 tablespoon apple cider vinegar
  • 1 tablespoon smoked paprika
  • 2 tablespoons Agave nectar
  • 2 scallions, sliced
  • 2 limes, zest and juice separated
  • Small bundle of fresh thyme, oregano and chives


  1. Pour 2 bottles of beer into 2 separate casserole dishes. 
  2. Place a cedar plank in each one and make sure plank is submerged by beer (use a weight if needed). Let soak for 20 minutes.
  3. Meanwhile, make Tapatio glaze: Combine Tapatio hot sauce, garlic, apple cider vinegar, smoked paprika, agave and lime juice in a bowl.
  4. Pre-heat grill to medium-high heat. 
  5. Remove cedar planks from beer and place on the grill. Grill 2 pieces of salmon per plank.
  6. Grill for 4 minutes per side. While salmon is grilling, glaze with Tapatio hot sauce glaze. 
  7. Remove from planks and roughly chop herbs.
  8. Serve salmon with chopped herbs and scallions. 
Serves: Serves 4-6