How To Smoke Your Own Salmon?

How do u smoke salmon?

How to Smoke Salmon

  • Brine it.
  • Prep the smoker for indirect heat smoking at 225° F with alder wood chips for smoke.
  • Place the salmon skin-side down on a piece of foil and transfer to the smoker.
  • Smoke it until the internal temperature reaches 140° F.
  • Rest it for 5 minutes and enjoy.

How long should Salmon be smoked?

Keep the smoker temperature low for a long period of time and your smoked salmon will be moist, flaky, and full of smoky flavor. Set the smoker to 120 degrees F and let the fish roast for about 3 hours. If you are pressed for time though, set the smoker to 220 degrees F for smoked salmon in only 2 hours.

What kind of wood should I use to smoke salmon?

Hardwood chips.

Alder is the traditional wood used in the Pacific Northwest for smoking salmon, and I generally use hickory, but apple, oak, maple, and pecan are other good options. Mesquite burns too hot and fast for this low smoking.

How do you smoke fish at home?

How to Smoke Fish at Home –