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Difficulty: Medium
Fuel Type:
  • People

    Serves 4

  • Prep Time

    2 h

  • Grilling Time

    8 min.


the Ingredients

Smoked Salmon

For Brine

  • 1 liter Water
  • 1 tablespoon Sugar
  • 1 tablespoon Salt
  • 1 bunch Fresh Thyme
  • 1 pcs White peppercorn

For Salmon

  • 500 grams Salmon, cut into 4 even pieces
  • To taste Salt
  • To Taste Pepper
  • 2 hand full Wood chips, cheery or apple


    In the kitchen:

    For Brine:

  • Combine all ingredients in a pot and bring to boil.
  • Remove from heat and chill liquid.
  • Once liquid chilled, submerge salmon in liquid and keep in chiller at least 2hours or overnight before smoking.
  • For Salmon:

  • Remove salmon from brine 30 minutes before smoking and bring to room temperature.
  • Arrange salmon in drip tray.
  • At the barbecue:

  • Prepare the barbecue for indirect heat, approx. 160°c. If using a charcoal barbecue, you need ½ chimney starter of lit briquettes.
  • Soak Wood chips 20 minutes before using.
  • Sprinkle wet wood chips on lit briquettes and close lid for 2 minutes.
  • Then put salmon in and smoke for 8 minutes.
  • Lastly remove from grill and rest for 3 minutes before serving.

Let's Gear Up

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