Smoky Cedar Plank Whole Trout

Smoky Cedar Plank Whole Trout

Learn a traditional method for preparing trout. The smoke of the wood from the cedar plank really enhances the flavor resulting in a delicious fish.
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  • Serves: 4 persons



  1. Step 1

    Gather the ingredients.
  2. Step 2

    Submerge the cedar plank in water for 1 hour.
  3. Step 3

    Preheat grill.
  4. Step 4

    Lightly coat inside and outside of each trout with olive oil. Season inside with salt and pepper and stuff with lemon slices and dill.
  5. Step 5

    Place soaked cedar plank on grill over direct medium heat.
  6. Step 6

    When cedar plank starts to smoke, place fish on the plank.
  7. Step 7

    Grill for about 15 minutes or until the fish is done (reaching an internal temperature of 145 F). The flesh should be opaque and flake easily.
  8. Step 8

    Once cooked, remove from grill and serve.