Smoky in the Summer
- 12 ounces wild Alaskan coho salmon
- 1 ounce dill weed
- 3 ounces spicy sesame seed oil
- Salt, to taste
- 1 alder wood plank
Place the salmon in a large bowl and top it will all of the oil, dill, and some of the salt. Let it sit for 20-35 min.
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Prep the Grill
Fire up a grill or smoker and char the wood plank on both sides. If not using a smoker, place some soaked wood chips in a vented aluminum foil pouch on the hot coals. Set up the grill or smoker for low heat - 180° F for the smoker, or indirect heat with a small amount of coals on a grill.
Place the salmon on the plank then on to the grill or smoker. Smoke for 90 mins at 180° F in the smoker, or between 20-35 mins on the grill.
Eugene's Tip: This smoked salmon is perfect to top salads with or to make into salmon burgers.
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Eugene Feygin is an avid home chef, a Chicago food explorer, and the man behind @Feyginfoto on instagram. He loves to cook, travel, and learn about how cultures and food intertwine worldwide. He especially enjoys experimenting with new styles of cooking - life is really just a big experiment! Check out the breakfast bowl and salad recipes that he posts weekly.