• Alder/Cedar Plank , soaked in water for 1-2 hours before using
  • 1 bunch of fresh asparagus
  • Juice of 2 fresh lemons (approx. 3-4 tablespoons)
  • 1 tsp. fresh lemon zest
  • 3-4 tbs. extra virgin olive oil
  • Coarsely ground salt and pepper


  1. Wash and trim asparagus. Mix lemon juice and olive oil. In a shallow pan or bowl, toss asparagus gently with lemon juice and olive oil to coat.
  2. Arrange asparagus spears in one layer on wet plank. Apply ground, coarse salt and pepper to taste.
  3. Preheat BBQ to medium heat. Place plank on the BBQ. Close lid and cook for about 10 minutes, or until crisp and tender. Check every few minutes. If flare-ups occur douse flames with spray water bottle.
  4. When done cooking, remove from heat and sprinkle with fresh lemon zest. Serve from plank or from a serving platter.