Maple Glazed Sockeye Salmon with Asparagus and Risotto

Discussion in 'Fish' started by briggy, Jul 20, 2014.

  1. briggy

    briggy Smoking Fanatic

    Decided to change it up again.  Smoked a Sockeye Salmon over Apple and finished with a maple syrup glaze.   Also added a few chunks of the salmon to an asparagus risotto.  Asparagus was also smoked.   Enjoy!

    Did a liquid brine and refrigerated for ~5 or so hours:

    Added a little pepper and air dried outdoors with a fan for 2 hours and the on to the WSM:

    Plated view with Risotto and Asparagus.  Brushed maple syrup on the Salmon with 30 or so minutes to go:

    Thanks for Looking!
    Last edited: Jul 20, 2014
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  2. royjulius

    royjulius Fire Starter

    That looks delicious! What's in your brine? Fish is kind of my focal point on here. Been practicing with other meats but really want to get good at fish.
  3. briggy

    briggy Smoking Fanatic

    I tried Bear's brine on this one:

    Put 1/2 quart of apple juice in a pot on the stove, bringing to low boil & then down to simmer.
    Add to this;
    6 ounces of soy sauce
    1/2 cup of non-iodized salt
    1/2 cup of brown sugar
    1/2 tsp of Garlic powder
    1/2 tsp of Onion powder
    1/2 tsp of Cayenne pepper
    1/2 tsp of Dried Bay Leaf Flakes (or 2 or 3 fresh bay leaves)

    Stir until salt is dissolved. Then add 1 1/2 quarts of water & ice to cool quickly.
  4. knifebld

    knifebld Smoking Fanatic

    Looks great Briggy! What temps where you smoking at? And what IT did you you pull it off?
  5. briggy

    briggy Smoking Fanatic

    I kept the WSM right around 185 and pulled when IT hit 140.
  6. royjulius

    royjulius Fire Starter

    Thanks for posting the brine recipe. I will try it on some trout, it sounds yummy!
  7. Beautiful! Looks terrific! Cheers!!!! - Leah
  8. disco

    disco Smoking Guru OTBS Member SMF Premier Member

    Wow, that looks great. Thanks for the post and the qview.

  9. redeyejedi

    redeyejedi Newbie

    that does indeed look awesome!

    thanks for sharing!!

  10. dirtsailor2003

    dirtsailor2003 Smoking Guru OTBS Member

    Tasty looking salmon and meal!

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