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Sugar Brined Salmon Recipe

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Contributor:  
Contributor:  
Jo Snell

Category:
Category:

Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
2.5-3 lb skin on salmon
8 c water
- c sea salt
1 1/2 c firmly packed brown sugar
4 large bay leaves

Directions:
Directions:
Use a baking pan or dish large enough to hold the salmon comfortably. Add water, salt, brown sugar, and bay leaves to pan and stir to dissolve sugar and salt. Add salmon--it should be completely submerged. If not, add water as needed. Cover lightly and refrigerate for at least 8 hours or up to 12 hours.

Remove salmon from brine, drain well, pat dry with paper towels. Discard brine. Brush salmon with olive oil.

Grill indirect over medium high heat. Instant read thermometer into thickest part of salmon should read 140 degrees.

 

 

 

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