Cedar Plank Grilled BBQ Hamburgers, Spicy Steak Fries And A Macaroni Salad

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Sep. 04, 2014

Gary House, cooks Cedar plank grilled BBQ Hamburgers, Spicy Steak Fries and a Macaroni Salad. Three of his Memorial day favorites using the Camp Chef Big Gas Grill. Cedar plank
grilling adds a unique dimension to all of your grilling
meals, easy clean up, great flavors and eye catching appeal!


For macaroni salad:
Macaroni 1/2 Pound
Pimento 1 Ounce
Sliced olives 2 1/2 Ounce
Mustard 1 Tablespoon (as needed)
Sweet pickles 5 , chopped finely
Salt To Taste
Pepper To Taste
Celery stalk 3 , chopped
Red onion 1/2 , chopped
Mayonnaise 6 Tablespoon
For spicy steak fries:
Creole seasoning To Taste
Olive oil 2 Tablespoon
Russet potatoes 3 , cut into wedges
Canola oil 2 Tablespoon
For bbq hamburgers:
85/15 ground beef 1 Pound
Bbq rub To Taste
Canola oil 2 Tablespoon
Hamburger bun 2
Bbq sauce 4 Tablespoon
Fried onions 1/2 Cup (8 tbs)



Preheat the grill to 325°-350°.

Soak the cedar planks for an hour in water and heat in the grill with cooking side down.



For the macaroni salad, cook macaroni according to package directions. Once done, drain them completely.

In a large bowl, combine celery, red onions, drained macaroni, olives, pimento, pickles, mustard, mayonnaise and mix well for the ingredients to blend. Season with salt and pepper. Refrigerate until serving.

For steak fries, put together potato wedges, olive oil and creole seasoning in a ziplock bag and shake well.

Brush the heated cedar plank’s cooking side with canola oil (after taking out of grill).

Arrange the wedges on the greased plank as shown in the video and place the plank on the grill rack.

Grill for 35-40 minutes in low heat setting.

For hamburgers, divide the meat to equal parts (1/2 pound each) and make patties. Sprinkle desired quantity of bbq rub over the patties and rub for coating well.

Brush the heated cedar plank’s cooking side with canola oil (after taking out of grill) and place the patties over it.

Place the planks over grill and cook until internal temperature reaches 150°.

Meanwhile toast the hamburger buns over the grill.

Layer the patties on the top of toasted bun and top with bbq sauce and fried onions. Cover with other half of the bun.

Assemble as shown in the video.



Serve and enjoy!

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: Medium
Cook Time: 40 Minutes
Ready In: 40 Minutes
Servings: 4

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 903Calories from Fat 412

 % Daily Value*

Total Fat 49 g75.4%

Saturated Fat 9 g45%

Trans Fat 0 g


Sodium 522 mg21.75%

Total Carbohydrates 82 g27.3%

Dietary Fiber 5 g20%

Sugars 8 g

Protein 35 g70%

Vitamin A % Vitamin C %

Calcium % Iron %

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet