Brine for Smoked Salmon

Brine for Smoked Salmon
  • 1 gallon water
  • 1 cup kosher salt
  • 1 cup white sugar
  • 1 cup brown sugar
  • lemon pepper to taste
  • 1 (3 ounce) package dry crab and shrimp seasoning mix
  • freshly ground black pepper to taste
  • 4 cloves garlic, crushed or to taste
  • 1 dash hot pepper sauce (optional)
  • 4 lemons, sliced and crushed
  • 2 oranges, sliced and crushed
  • 1 lime, sliced and crushed
  • 1 large yellow onion, sliced


  1. Pour the water into a large bowl or small bucket. If you must use a pot, use one that does not contain aluminum. Stir in the kosher salt, white sugar, brown sugar, lemon pepper, parsley and seasoning mix. Add the garlic, hot pepper sauce, lemons, oranges, lime and onion.
  2. Soak your salmon in this brine in the refrigerator for 12 to 36 hours. Smoke using your desired method (see Cook's Note).

05/19/2018
Brine for Smoked Salmon, recipe PT15M PT1H 5 455 calories

Comment on this content
rosemary and goat cheese crostini with walnuts and honey
rosemary and goat cheese crostini with walnuts and honey
Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C).Place baguette..
4.1
4724
ginger beer
ginger beer
Finely shred ginger into a bowl. Zest lemons and add zest to..
3.9
3413
black bean avocado hazelnut mocha cake
black bean avocado hazelnut mocha cake
Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C). Grease an 8-i..
4.3
2517
asparagus summer soup
asparagus summer soup
Cut asparagus stalks into 1-inch pieces; reserve tips in a b..
3.7
2513
caribbean sangria
caribbean sangria
Place orange slices, peach slices, lemon slices, and lime sl..
4.1
2431
smoked paprika chicken, kale, and bean stew
smoked paprika chicken, kale, and bean stew
Heat olive oil in a large pot over medium heat. Add chicken ..
3.7
2393
japanese-mexican fusion quesadillas
japanese-mexican fusion quesadillas
Combine soy sauce, sugar, ginger, and garlic in a large bowl..
2.6
3104
vegan oven-fried zucchini sticks
vegan oven-fried zucchini sticks
Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C). Spread olive ..
2.1
2792
flourless triple chocolate cookies
flourless triple chocolate cookies
Preheat oven to 400 degrees F (200 degrees C). Spray 2 bakin..
3.7
2703
salmon brine that's oh-so-fine
salmon brine that's oh-so-fine
Place peppercorns in a plastic bag and seal. Crush peppercor..
336
Smoked Salmon Spread
Smoked Salmon Spread
In a medium bowl, stir cream cheese until it is no longer in..
4
1456
Seattle Smoked Salmon Dip
Seattle Smoked Salmon Dip
Mix all ingredients in large bowl until well blended. Cover...
775
The Best Smoked Salmon Spread
The Best Smoked Salmon Spread
Process cream cheese in a food processor to soften completel..
1477
Fire and ce Smoked Salmon
Fire and ce Smoked Salmon
In a bowl, mix together the brown sugar, salt, crushed red p..
767
Smoked Salmon Pizza
Smoked Salmon Pizza
Preheat an oven to 400 degrees F (200 degrees C).Spread the ..
2.2
879
Smoked Salmon Mousse
Smoked Salmon Mousse
Place smoked salmon in a blender or food processor, and blen..
3
2122