Candy-Smoked Salmon
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INGREDIENTS
  • 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
DIRECTIONS
  1. Mix together the water, salt, sugar and syrup.
  2. Stir until all ingredients are dissolved.
  3. Add Fish and brine for 24 hours.
  4. Remove fish and smoke anywhere from 8 hours to 1 1/2 days, depending on your smoker.
  5. Use the 3/4 cup honey mixed with the 1/4 cup water for basting.
  6. Don't over smoke or you're going to have jerky!
RECIPE BACKSTORY
Apple and Cherry woods are great for this recipe.