New Candied Salmon Recipe

Discussion in 'Recipes, Storage and Preparation of Seafood' started by IronNoggin, Aug 13, 2017.

  1. IronNoggin

    IronNoggin Well-Known Member

    Always experimenting it seems.
    So, even though I have several tried & true methods for candy, I decided to experiment yet again.

    Brine:
    8 - 10 liters White Cranberry Juice
    1.5 cups coarse salt
    3 bags Demerra Sugar
    1 full bottle Roasted Garlic & Red Pepper Spice
    1 Liter Thai Sweet Chili Sauce
    1/4 cup soy sauce.

    Simple. Brined to 48 hours, dried for 8, then slow smoked for 12 hours (low heat).

    Results:
    Marvelous candy flavour with a distinctly tangy after-taste.
    A new WINNER! :Oh Yeah!:

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    Cheers,
    Nog
     
  2. Oly1

    Oly1 Active Member

    Hey Nog, just wondering what the brand name was on the Roasted Garlic and Red Pepper Spice was. Also how many pounds of salmon is this brine for?

    Sounds awesome.

    Oly
     
  3. IronNoggin

    IronNoggin Well-Known Member

    Club House brand on the spice.
    Brine was sufficient for 18 whole sides.
    Salmon were 9 pound average (gutted & gilled) prior to filleting.

    Hope that helps...

    Cheers,
    Nog
     
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  4. ExFlyGuy

    ExFlyGuy Well-Known Member

    Those look Tasty!

    Thanks for the recipe
     
  5. scott craven

    scott craven Well-Known Member

    sure does look good !
     
  6. Oly1

    Oly1 Active Member

    Helps a lot. Thanks for that. Sometimes it's hard to find the exact items used and this can change the flavour if the end product.

    Who do you get to fillet your salmon. Looks like they may have done it a time or two.;):p

    Oly
     
  7. IronNoggin

    IronNoggin Well-Known Member

    Same Idjut that catches them, as in me. LOL!

    Not bad for the second day on the job eh?? :p

    Cheers,
    Nog
     
  8. Gerry

    Gerry Member

    With this recipe would you still rinse the salmon off when removing them from the brine? Thanks
     
  9. eaglemaniac

    eaglemaniac Well-Known Member

    Sorry Nog, not getting the images. Sounds great though.;) eman
     
  10. IronNoggin

    IronNoggin Well-Known Member

    The ancient site hosting the pix finally croaked is all.

    It is a great taste ;)

    Cheers,
    Nog
     
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  11. One Fish

    One Fish Member

    Hey Nog!! Sounds awesome. Just wondering. Are you doing small strips with this. Never did candied salmon befor but would love to try.. Cheers

    Al
     
  12. IronNoggin

    IronNoggin Well-Known Member

    This run I did whole sides. But you can use this same recipe for making the strips too.

    Cheers,
    Nog
     
  13. Gerry

    Gerry Member

    GUYS, help me out here, I don't want to screw this up, it looks so good. To rinse or not to rinse, that is the question??
     
  14. IronNoggin

    IronNoggin Well-Known Member

    I do NOT rinse the Candy Recipes before drying. Helps form the patina.
    Conversely I always rinse when going with a standard hot smoked recipe.

    This one is Candy. Leave the sweet stuff on it & dry.

    Cheers,
    Nog
     
  15. Gerry

    Gerry Member

    Thanks Nog, can't wait to try this.
     

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