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Smoked Salmon Candy

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Meat candy ahead: Salmon fillet cured with salt and brown sugar, then smoked and mopped with maple syrup.

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  • 2 Cup gin

  • 1 Cup dark brown sugar

  • 1/2 Cup kosher salt

  • 1 Cup maple syrup

  • 1 Tablespoon black pepper

  • 3 Pound salmon

  • vegetable oil

  • dark brown sugar

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    In a large bowl, combine all ingredients for the cure.

    • 2 Cup gin

    • 1 Cup dark brown sugar

    • 1/2 Cup kosher salt

    • 1 Cup maple syrup

    • 1 Tablespoon black pepper

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    Cut the salmon into 2 ounce pieces and place in the cure.

    • 3 Pound salmon

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    Cover and refrigerate overnight.
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    When ready to cook, set Traeger temperature to 180℉ and preheat, lid closed for 15 minutes.

    180 ˚F

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    Spray foil with vegetable oil. Place salmon on foil and sprinkle with additional brown sugar.

    • As Needed vegetable oil

    • As Needed dark brown sugar

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    Place foil directly on the grill grate. Close the lid and smoke the salmon for 3 to 4 hours or until fully cooked.

    180 ˚F

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    Serve hot or chilled. Enjoy!

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