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Trout smoking

post #1 of 2
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Question is to cure or not to cure. Also what temp do you recommend to smoke trout. Low "cold" Smoke or higher. I will probably smoke till trout is 145. What are the more expert smokers advice. I have only had my MES about a month and I am still learning.

post #2 of 2

I typically hot smoke my trout. I treat them much like salmon.  I'm going to post a link to a pdf of a brine I really like to use.  http://www.uncledavesenterprise.com/file/garden/storage/The%203%20Men%27s%20Fish%20Smoking%20Process.pdf


The 3men.com website is no longer, but the brine lives on.  It's my favorite.  Just wish I would have saved their smoked fish dip recipe before they decided to take the website down.   That stuff was killer!


I hope this helps.