Grilled Cedar Plank Steelhead Trout

Grilled Cedar Plank Steelhead Trout

Time for a simple grilled fish recipe – but after you taste this one, you’ll realize there’s nothing “simple” about this EASY recipe!

steelhead trout on plank

Simple Steps + Delicious Flavors

The flavors of this grilled steelhead trout are fresh and complex, thanks to the lemons, shallots, fennel and the cedar plank.

cooked trout on plank

Grilled Cedar Plank Steelhead Trout

  • 2 lbs steelhead trout fillets, deboned and cut into 2 equal portions
  • 1 lemon, sliced 1/4″ thick
  • 1 shallot, thinly sliced
  • 4 sprigs of fresh fennel
  • sea salt
  • cracked black pepper
  • 2 cedar grilling planks, submerged and soaked for at least 2 hours

Place one fillet on each cedar plank.

Top with lemons, shallots and fennel frond. Sprinkle with salt and pepper.

Grill steelhead trout over indirect heat, covered with a grill dome for 8-10 minutes.

Rotate 180° halfway through grilling time.

Check for doneness and remove from flame if cooked to your preference.