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Smoked Salmon Recipe

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John and Artie (Arletta Tessman) Sherry- Lafayette, CA
Added: Monday, April 24, 2006


1 Gallon of water
2 Cups of salt
2 Cups of brown sugar
1 Cup of soy sauce
1/2 Tbsp. of pepper
1/2 Tbsp. of garlic salt
1/2 Tbsp. onion salt
1/2 Tbsp. of seafood seasoning

Soak salmon fillets in brine for 8 to 10 hours.
Score fillets every inch with a sharp knife.
Sprinkle with coarse black pepper.
Lay out fillets on a plastic sheet so brine starts to set.
Use fruit wood or alder chips soaked in water.
Smoke fillets for 4 to 6 hours at low heat.
Salmon fillets are done when it flakes with a fork.

Personal Notes:
Personal Notes:
This is a recipe for smoked salmon that I have been using for many years from the sockeye salmon that I catch on the Keani River in Alaska. This is the best recipe I have used for making great smoked salmon.

Regards, John




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