Plain salt: 3/8 cup
Brown sugar: 3/8 cup
Garlic: 2 teaspoons
Basil, oregano, parsley to taste- 2 “shakes”
Your choice of wood chips, we used Hickory
The first step it to make the brine. The brine is an important step in the smoking process. The salts and sugar in the brine help to allow the fish to dry as cooks while still retaining the moist flavor. The brine will serve like a marinade to soak the fish in prior to smoking.
|The salmon finally finished.|