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Meat Church Salmon

Meat Church Salmon

By Matt Pittman

Pack your Meat Church salmon with sweet and savory flavor. Marinated in teriyaki, smoked, and given a maple-butter finish, this deliciously smoked fillet will be your new favorite dish.

Prep Time

2 Hr




This recipe serves:


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Units of Measurement:
3 Pound salmon
2 Bottle teriyaki sauce
As Needed Meat Church Honey Hog BBQ Rub
1/4 Cup butter
1 Cup maple syrup


  • 1

    Pour your favorite teriyaki marinade over the salmon fillet and marinate for two hours in the refrigerator. After 2 hours, remove fillet from the marinade, rinse off and thoroughly pat dry.

  • 2

    Season fillet with Meat Church Honey Hog rub on all sides.

  • 3

    When ready to cook, set the grill temperature to 275℉ and preheat, lid closed for 15 minutes.

    275 ˚F / 135 ˚C

  • 4

    Place the fillet on Traeger butcher paper and lay directly on the grill grate.

  • 5

    While the fish is smoking, melt the butter and mix with the maple syrup. Pour the butter and syrup mixture over the salmon when it reaches an internal temperature of 115℉.

  • 6

    Continue cooking the fish until it reaches an internal temperature of 145 degrees, about 30-40 minutes longer.

    275 ˚F / 135 ˚C

    145 ˚F / 63 ˚C


  • 7

    Remove the fish carefully and let rest 10 minutes before serving. Enjoy!

  • 8

    This recipe was provided by Pro Team member Matt Pittman. Check out more of his recipes and products on his website,

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