Salmon Brine That's Oh-So-Fine Recipe - Allrecipes.com
Salmon Brine That's Oh-So-Fine Recipe
  • READY IN 10 mins

Salmon Brine That's Oh-So-Fine

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"Basic recipe that can be tweaked to your liking. We serve smoked salmon with a sour cream/dill/horseradish sauce over sliced baguette to guests that rave on and on about how incredible it is. This recipe works well with halibut too!"

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Original recipe makes 1 gallon brine Change Servings
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  • PREP

    10 mins
  • READY IN

    10 mins

Directions

  1. Place peppercorns in a plastic bag and seal. Crush peppercorns on a work surface using a rolling pin.
  2. Combine water, crushed peppercorns, salt, brown sugar, honey, maple syrup, white sugar, jalapeno peppers, garlic, and onion powder in a large bowl; stir until sugars and salt dissolve completely.
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Footnotes

  • Cook's Note:
  • You can heat everything to intensify flavors and help dissolving process go faster, but must cool completely before adding salmon/fish.
  • Editor's Note:
  • The nutrition data for this recipe includes the full amount of the brine ingredients. The actual amount of the brine consumed will vary.
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Feb 09, 2014

I used 2 lbs side of wild Alaska salmon. Cut recipe in half, marinated in refrigerator over night. Don't have a smoker so I used my grill on low, about 300F for 30 min, cedar planks under the fish. Let it cool to room temp. Came out terrific.

 

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Nutrition

  • Calories
  • 2039 kcal
  • 102%
  • Carbohydrates
  • 530.5 g
  • 171%
  • Cholesterol
  • 0 mg
  • 0%
  • Fat
  • 1 g
  • 1%
  • Fiber
  • 4.5 g
  • 18%
  • Protein
  • 4 g
  • 8%
  • Sodium
  • 91298 mg
  • 3652%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

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