Maple Smoked Salmon

Hot smoked salmon. This Smoked Salmon recipe uses maple wood for a great smoked salmon with a maple syrup glaze crust on the outside. .


INGREDIENTS:
4 small salmon fillets (about 5 ounces each)
1 cup maple syrup
1/2 tablespoon coarse salt
1 tablespoon butter
1 maple SmokePistol cartridge

SMOKER
PREPARATION and HOW TO SMOKE SALMON:

Remove any skin from salmon fillets. Place salmon fillets in shallow baking dish and pour maple syrup on top. Flip fillets in dish to coat both sides. Sprinkle each side lightly with salt then cover and refrigerate for 24 hours.
Start the SmokePistol smoking and place fillets in smoker for about 1 1/2 hours without heat (cold smoke). Bring smoker to 160 degrees F and continue smoking for 25 minutes. Remove the salmon from the smoker and place in a buttered skillet on the cook top. Cook smoked salmon fillets in skillet for about 2 minutes per side on medium heat. This makes the maple glaze on the surface of the salmon.