Smoked Salmon Recipe

Difficulty
Easy

Ingredients

1 gallon water
1 cup kosher salt
1 cup white sugar
1 cup brown sugar
Lemon pepper to taste
1 (3 oz) package dry crab and shrimp seasoning mix
Freshly ground black pepper to taste
4 garlic cloves, crushed to taste
1 dash hot pepper sauce, optional
4 lemons, sliced and crushed
2 oranges, sliced and crushed
1 lime, sliced and crushed
1 large yellow onion, sliced
Salmon

Preparation

  1. Pour water into a large bowl or small bucket with kosher salt, white sugar, brown sugar, lemon pepper, parsley, seasoning mix, garlic, hot pepper sauce, lemons, oranges, lime and onion. Soak your salmon in the brine for 12-36 hours.
  2. After the brining process, place salmon on tin foil and smoke between 200-225°F. The internal temperature should reach 140°F.
  3. Add fresh squeezed lemon or lime on top if desired. Enjoy!

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