Maple-Planked Steelhead with Carrot Slaw

  • Prep Time 15 min
  • Total Time 40 min
  • Serves: 8

Ingredients

  • 1/2 cup + 2 tbsp barbecue sauce, divided 125 mL + 30 mL
  • 1/4 cup maple syrup 60 mL
  • 2 lbs 1 whole steelhead fillet 1 kg
  • 4 cups shredded carrots 1 L
  • 2 tbsp balsamic vinegar 30 mL
  • 1 tbsp olive oil 15 mL
  • 1/2 tsp salt 2 mL
  • freshly ground pepper, plus more to taste
  • 1 maple grilling plank, soaked according to package instructions
  • 2 tbsp finely chopped fresh chives 30 mL

Directions

  • Step 1

    Whisk together 1/2 cup (125 mL) barbecue sauce and maple syrup in a large shallow bowl or glass baking dish. Add steelhead fillet and turn to coat.

  • Step 2

    Mix carrots, balsamic vinegar and olive oil in a medium bowl. Season with salt and pepper, and set aside.

  • Step 3

    Preheat grill to medium-high. Set soaked planks on hot grill, lightly brush them with vegetable oil, and close the grill. When grill starts to smoke, remove fillet from marinade, season with salt and pepper to taste, and arrange fillets on plank. Brush some additional marinade over salmon, close the lid, and reduce heat to medium. Cook without peeking for 12 min.

  • Step 4

    Brush additional 2 tbsp (30 mL) barbecue sauce over fillet and cook for 5 to 10 min. longer, until opaque and just cooked through. Meanwhile, mix chives into carrot slaw. Place slaw on a platter and top with maple steelhead fillet to serve.

Nutrition Facts

  • Nutrition Description Per serving (1/8 of the recipe):
  • Calories 330
  • Fat 16 g
  • Saturated Fat 3.5 g
  • Carbs 17 g
  • Protein 28 g
  • Cholesterol 90 mg
  • Fibre 2 g
  • Sodium 290 mg