Cedar Plank Grilled Fish is a grilled whole fish full of flavor. This is an easy fish recipe with a lightly seasoned fish grilled on a cedar plank over and open flame. The result is a smokey flavor that will have everyone asking for seconds. Try this easy grilled seafood recipe the next time you fire up the grill.

Cedar Plank Grilled Fish

Enjoy fresh fish grilled on a cedar plank. Quick and easy to make.
Course Main
Cuisine American
Servings 4
Calories 147kcal
Author Kat Jeter & Melinda Caldwell


  • 1 Cedar plank
  • 1-2 pounds Fish cleaned
  • 1 Lemon cut into slices
  • 3 Sprigs of parsley
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 1 pinch of sea salt
  • 1 pinch of pepper
  • 1 pinch of paprika
  • 1 pinch of garlic powder


  • Preheat the grill to high.
  • Rub pre-soaked plank with olive oil.
  • Place whole fish on plank.
  • Season inside of the fish with sea salt, pepper, paprika and garlic powder.
  • Stuff inside of fish with lemon slices and parsley.
  • Grill 10-14 minutes on a covered grill for optimum smoke.
  • *The key is to make sure the grill is good and hot!


Calories: 147kcal | Carbohydrates: 2g | Protein: 23g | Fat: 5g | Saturated Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 56mg | Sodium: 59mg | Potassium: 379mg | Vitamin A: 65IU | Vitamin C: 15.3mg | Calcium: 18mg | Iron: 0.8mg