Brine-Marinated Salmon

Serves: 8Hands-on: 20 minutesTotal: 1 day 2 hours 20 minutesDifficulty: Easy


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.