1 cedar grilling plank
4 salmon fillets, skin on
1 tbsp. bell pepper, chopped
½ cup dried tomatoes, roughly chopped
2 garlic cloves, minced
1 shallot, finely chopped
3 tbsp. extra-virgin olive oil
2 tbsp. fresh basil
Sea salt and freshly ground black pepper
½ cup cherry tomatoes, quartered
Soak the cedar grilling plank in water for about 1hour: 30mins. Heat up your grill to a medium-high temperature, for indirect cooking.
Put the. ½ cup roughly chopped dried tomatoes, 2 minced garlic cloves, 1 finely chopped shallot, 3 tbsp. extra-virgin olive oil, 2 tbsp. fresh basil, Sea salt and freshly ground black pepper in a food processor and process until smooth.
Spice the salmon fillets to taste, and rub some tomato pesto over them. Place the plank over the heat until warm; then arrange the salmon on top. Decrease the heat to medium. Move the plank to indirect heat and cook for about 15 min.
Put the salmon with tomato pesto and cherry tomatoes on top in a plate and its ready to be served