Pistachio Baked Salmon on Cedar Planks

Cooking salmon on cedar planks infuses a lush, smokey flavor. Add this delicious and easy to make pistachio topping for a super healthy, easy dinner.


  • 1 large fillet of salmon (approx. 2 lbs.) cut into 2" pieces, skin on
  • 1.5 cups shelled pistachios (unsalted)
  • 1/3 cup olive oil
  • salt and pepper to taste
  • cedar planks


  1. Put cedar planks in water and soak at least an hour or more
  2. Preheat oven to 400
  3. Process pistachios in a food processor until coursely chopped. In a bowl, mix pistachios with oil.
  4. Place wet planks on baking dish. Place salmon on soaked planks and ciover with pistachio/oil mixture, salt, and pepper.
  5. Bake in the oven for 10-15 minutes. Do not overbake! Salmon will continue cooking out of the oven.