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Smoked Salmon Brine Recipe

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Contributor:  
Contributor:  
Neleen Nichols

Category:
Category:

Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
For 10 lbs of salmon, skin on (if your fish does not have skin - reduce the salt by 1/3)
2 cups brown sugar
1 cup rock salt
1/2 cup table salt
1 qt water

Directions:
Directions:
Mix the brine together well, try to dissolve most of the salt and sugar
Place in a deep baking dish and place the salmon skin side up
Soak about 6 hrs, take it out, wash it off, let it dry
Place fish is smoker, skin side down
Smoke until Salmon is very cooked and dark in color

Number Of Servings:
Number Of Servings:
10-15
Preparation Time:
Preparation Time:
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Personal Notes:
Personal Notes:
A Portuguese lady gave me this recipe and I've used it over and over. I made some for a friend of mine whose fish did not have skin, it was a little salty. I didn't realize the skin made a difference, but it did.

 

 

 

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