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cedar planked salmon

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finally a salmon recipe i like

soak a cedar plank about 2 hours before using

1 1/4 lb sockeye or king salmon filet cut into 2 pieces
1/4 cup soy sauce
1/4 cup oil
1 Tbsp rice vinegar
1 Tbsp minced ginger
2 cloves garlic minced
1/2 Tbsp sesame oil

mix everything but the salmon in a small bowl.
marinate the salmon about 30 minutes
preheat the grill to medium hot
place the soaked plank on the grill
when it begins to smoke lay the salmon on the plank
grill 10-12 minutes until it reaches a temperature of 140

serves 2

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Grilled shellfish and vegetables

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2 Lbs Mussels
1 dozen clams
2 tomatoes cut in half
1/2 red onion cut into 2 wedges
1 bunch broccolini
2 zucchini sliced
3-4 carrots cut into pieces
2 basil sprigs
olive oil
salt

tear off 4 large sheets of foil (24 inches square or so
clean and debeard the mussles
scrub the clams

place the veggies in a large bowl. drizzle with olive oil and salt. mix well
heat a grill to high heat
grill the broccolini about 1 minute a side until lightly charred
remove and set aside
grill the red onion about 2 minutes
remove and set aside
grill the carrots and zucchini about 2 minutes aside
remove
grill the tomatoes,cut side down about 2 minutes

double up the foil sheets
divide the shellfish between the foil
place the veggies over the shellfish along with a sprig of basil
drizzle a little olive oil over all
add 1 Tbsp water per facket
seal tightly if needed use another sheet

Grill about 25 minutes turning occasionally
remove and serve in bowls,discarding any shellfish that didnt open

Grilled tri-tip roast

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this is an easy way to cook a relatively inexpensive piece of beef

2 lb tri-tip roast
2 Tbsp fresh rosemary,chopped
4 cloves garlic,minced
1/4 cup olive oil
juice of 2 lemons

preheat the grill to medium hot
mix the garlic,lemon juice and olive oil in a small bowl
season the roast with salt and pepper then cover with the marinade
let sit 30 minutes

place the roast on the grill directly over the coals/burners
flip after 20 minutes
continue cooking over direct heat until a meat thermometer reads 140 for medium (about 20 minutes more)
let rest 10 minutes before slicing across the grain