how to smoke salmon
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5 from 7 votes

How to Smoke Salmon

How to smoke salmon in your smoker right at home! The best rub for fish you will ever make that brings out the flavor and makes it melt in your mouth good. Easy recipe for those who have never smoked fish or looking for something new. Healthy and delicious dinner idea. 
Prep Time15 mins
Cook Time1 hr 30 mins
Total Time1 hr 45 mins
Course: Entree, Main Course
Cuisine: American
Keyword: easy, salmon, smoked
Servings: 6
Calories: 148
Author: The Typical Mom

Ingredients

  • 1 salmon fillet
  • 1/2 c brown sugar
  • 1/2 tsp paprika
  • 1/4 c sugar
  • 2 tbsp salt
  • 1 tbsp garlic powder
  • 1 tsp chili powder optional

Instructions

  • Combine rub ingredients in a bowl and mix well. 
  • Massage rub into top and skin side of salmon fillet. 
  • Add chips to smoker by filling container/drawer 3/4 full. 
  • Preheat your smoker to 225 degrees, lay fillet flat on a rack once it reaches this temperature and smoke for approx. 2 hours. Check at 1.5 hrs. to ensure all is going well.
  • Salt and pepper to taste at end if you want more seasoning (we like it as is). Enjoy.

Nutrition

Serving: 4oz | Calories: 148kcal | Carbohydrates: 27g | Protein: 5g | Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 15mg | Sodium: 2344mg | Potassium: 182mg | Sugar: 26g | Vitamin A: 105IU | Calcium: 19mg | Iron: 0.5mg