Smoked Salmon

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beers 12 º places 3 º 11:04 Mon 12/31/2012

Just smoked some, and it is cooling right now. Second ever item I have ever smoked. The sample was quite tasty.

Smoked Salmon

beers 1100 º places 24 º 13:14 Mon 12/31/2012

A little dark, wouldnít you say? What kind of wood did you use?
Apple or Alder wood is best for salmon.

beers 658 º places 11 º 13:22 Mon 12/31/2012

Looks fine...a little dark but as long as you didnít dry it out and oversmoke it Iím sure itís tasty. Apple and Alder are well as Pecan and Mulberry

beers 12 º places 3 º 14:08 Mon 12/31/2012

Apple, alder, and mesquite.

beers 1678 º places 45 º 14:12 Mon 12/31/2012

Looks like that nice ísmoke-crustedí smoke house style fish you Americans do so well, delicious!

Mostly up here we get the cold-smoked ícuredí style pink smoked salmon (lox, gravlachs).

beers 10000 º places 672 º 14:57 Mon 12/31/2012

Yeah it is unclear in the us if smoked salmon is cured Lox or actual smoked salmon.

beers 429 º places 5 º 00:40 Fri 1/11/2013

Nice looking salmon. I do a lot of smoked fish on my smoker. I do a stuffed salmon with crabmeat green onions that is very tasty. I use either cherry or apple wood. I find that mesquite tends to be a little over powering.

beers 20411 º places 696 º 03:00 Fri 1/11/2013

Where does the fish come from?
Norway? US?...

beers 3004 º places 105 º 03:48 Fri 1/11/2013

Iíd skip the mesquite for salmon. Yourís is a little dark but most people are used to cold smoked, cured salmon which retains that expected pinky orange colour. Gravlax meets injected smoke into chambers filled with cleaned fillet is the norm. How did yours taste? If it is still juicy and flaky, and has taken on the alder, applewood and mesquite, then job done. I love to try different things with smokers. Fish is delicate so getting it right can be tough!

beers 12 º places 3 º 03:53 Fri 1/11/2013

It tasted wonderful. I was not going for a lox style, but an actual smoked fish flavor. In northern Michigan, you see it all the time.

beers 917 º places 28 º 04:06 Fri 1/11/2013

Salmon jerky or Indian candy is fantastic too. Iíve been doing this recipe for years to rave reviews.