Maple Smoked Salmon

Maple Smoked Salmon

Maple smoked salmon has a glaze that gives the fillet a nice crusty surface, locking in the juices and giving it a mild, sweet flavor.
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  • Serves: 4 persons



  1. Step 1

    Gather the ingredients.
  2. Step 2

    Clean and remove any skin from salmon fillets.
  3. Step 3

    Place in a shallow baking dish and pour maple syrup over top. Turn to coat evenly.
  4. Step 4

    Sprinkle each side with salt and black pepper.
  5. Step 5

    Cover and refrigerator for 24 hours.
  6. Step 6

    Prepare smoker. Place fillets in a smoker at about 200 F for about 1 1/2 hours.
  7. Step 7

    When you are ready to remove the salmon from the smoker, heat the butter in a skillet.
  8. Step 8

    Place fillets gently in skillet for about 2 minutes per side. This creates a nice glaze over the surface of the salmon.
  9. Step 9

    Serve and enjoy.