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  • 1/2 gallon water
  • 1 cup pickling salt
  • 2 cups dark dark brown sugar
  • 1 cup real maple syrup
  • salmon, cleaned and cut into 1/2 inch strips
  • 3/4 cup honey
  • 1/4 cup water


  • Mix together the water, salt, sugar and syrup.
  • Stir until all ingredients are dissolved.
  • Add Fish and brine for 24 hours.
  • Remove fish and smoke anywhere from 8 hours to 1 1/2 days, depending on your smoker.
  • Use the 3/4 cup honey mixed with the 1/4 cup water for basting.
  • Don't over smoke or you're going to have jerky!


Apple and Cherry woods are great for this recipe.

Categories: Fish  Main Dish  Smoker 

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