Brine-Marinated Salmon

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Difficulty: Easy

Hands-on: 20 minutesTotal: 1 day 2 hours 20 minutes

Serves: 8

Ingredients

  • 6 cups water
  • 1 Tbsp. salt
  • ⅔ cup brown sugar
  • ½ cup honey
  • ½ orange, sliced
  • ½ lime, sliced
  • ½ lemon, sliced
  • 4 sprigs dill
  • 1 fillet (4 lb.) Atlantic salmon or wild sockeye

Directions

  • Place all the ingredients except the salmon into a stockpot. Bring to a boil. Remove from heat immediately. Once the mixture is cool, submerge the salmon in it.
  • Marinate in the refrigerator for approximately 24 hours. Smoke the fillets over a 250° wood fire for approximately 2 hours, until the fillets are firm to the touch. Peel off the skin and serve.

Recipe Information

Serves: 8

Ingredients

  • 6 cups water
  • 1 Tbsp. salt
  • ⅔ cup brown sugar
  • ½ cup honey
  • ½ orange, sliced
  • ½ lime, sliced
  • ½ lemon, sliced
  • 4 sprigs dill
  • 1 fillet (4 lb.) Atlantic salmon or wild sockeye

Directions

  • Place all the ingredients except the salmon into a stockpot. Bring to a boil. Remove from heat immediately. Once the mixture is cool, submerge the salmon in it.
  • Marinate in the refrigerator for approximately 24 hours. Smoke the fillets over a 250° wood fire for approximately 2 hours, until the fillets are firm to the touch. Peel off the skin and serve.

Nutrition Information

Nutrition Information
Amount per serving
Calories330
Total Fat13g
Saturated Fat2g
Cholesterol125mg
Sodium190mg
Total Carbohydrate3g
Dietary Fiber0g
Sugars3g
Protein45g