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Basic Fish Brine
  • 1 quarts - Water
  • 1/2 cups - Sugar
  • 1/3 cups - Kosher salt
  • 2 teaspoons - Crushed black pepper
  • 1/2 teaspoons - Garlic powder
  • 1 tablespoons - Worcestershire sauce
  • 2 tablespoons - Dark brown sugar
  • Fish
  • 4 - Salmon fillets
  • 1 - Large cedar plank
  • Directions:

    1. Heat 2 C of water in a saucepot over medium high heat and bring to a low boil. Add the sugar, salt, pepper, garlic powder, Worcestershire sauce and brown sugar. Stir the ingredients to dissolve the sugar and remove from the stovetop. Add the remaining 2 C of water. Place the mixture into a lare mixing bowl and cool in the freezer for 30 min.
    2. Place the salmon fillets in a zipper bag and add the cool brine solution. Refrigerate the salmon fillets in brine solution for 6 to 8 hours.
    3. Soak the cedar plank in water according to package directions. After the fish has been brined, remove it from the brine and lightly rinse it under cold water. Place the fish on a rack, skin side down, and allow it to air dry until the flesh is dry to the touch and thin glaze is formed. The fish is now ready to place on the soaked cedar plank so you can smoke or grill it.
    4. Heat charcoal 30 min. Heat gas grill 10 min with lid closed. Place the prepared cedar plank with salmon fillets on the grill away from direct heat and close the cover. Grill the salmon for 25 min. or until it flakes easily in the center part of the fillet. A light smoke will begin to rise after 3 to 4 min. Grill at low heat. (335-350).

    Brief Description

    Wonderful tasting salmon dish

    Main Ingredient:

    Salmon fillets

    Category:  Fish or seafood

    Cuisine:  American

    Prep Time: 35 min
    Cook Time: 25 min


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    August 21, 2013

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