Black Fish Ribs sugar Free

Discussion in 'Fish' started by tropics, Dec 15, 2014.

  1. tropics

    tropics Smoking Guru SMF Premier Member ★ Lifetime Premier ★

       Sugar Free Brine

     4 oz. sea salt

     1 1/2 tsp. onion powder

     1 1/2 tsp. garlic powder

     sprinkle of Paprika

     pinch of rosemary and dill ( dried )

     1/2 gal. cold water

     Brine fish for 11 1/2 to 12 hrs.Rinse with cold water air dry to form a pelicle.

     Smoke at 160*F for 2 to 3 hrs get a nice color.Turn up the heat 185*f finish the fish with an IT of 145

    we had a fair catch on Sat so I got a nice bowl of ribs

    I dried them for 2 hrs. then into the smoker with Apple Pellets 1row in my AMNPS

    The skin really held the moisture in

    Thanks for looking
    Last edited by a moderator: Dec 16, 2014
  2. bear55

    bear55 Master of the Pit

    Looks great
  3. thoseguys26

    thoseguys26 Master of the Pit

    Just curious why you leave the rib bones in? Looks tasty and I enjoy picking at some smoked fish.
  4. tropics

    tropics Smoking Guru SMF Premier Member ★ Lifetime Premier ★

    Thats how the mate fillets them, I leave the skin on also, peel the skin off and pick away.
  5. I haven't had smoked black fish since I was a kid out on Long Island.  Looks amazing!
  6. waterinholebrew

    waterinholebrew Smoking Guru OTBS Member SMF Premier Member

    Those look awesome, nice job on them.....

    Looks tasty !


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