New Year's Eve Smoked Stealhead With Q-View

Discussion in 'Fish' started by heubrewer, Dec 31, 2014.

  1. heubrewer

    heubrewer Meat Mopper

    Smoked two halves of stealhead this evening that I picked up from Costco yesterday.

    It is 15F here in Chicagoland and my MES did not disappoint.


    Added the steelhead as soon as I turned it on and allowed it to ramp up to 225F with chips (Alder) in the chamber.

    Wonderful smoke flavor. Both my kids (8 and 10) tell me that smoked salmon is their favorite meal.

    Brinded for 4 hrs in a simple brine.

    4 cups water
    6 tbs Kosher Salt
    2 tbs brown sugar

    Dusted with ground pepper prior to putting in the smoker. Smoked with a bit of Apple Cider in the water pan

    Happy New Years Everyone


    Part of the one side must have been nibbled on my two little mice, and one big rat prior to serving :biggrin:
     
  2. driedstick

    driedstick Smoking Guru OTBS Member SMF Premier Member

    Dang it that looks great I am getting ready to do some myself this weekend, fresh caught off the Snake River of Idaho back in Nov

    Yours looks awesome

    DS
     
  3. crazymoon

    crazymoon Master of the Pit SMF Premier Member

    Looks like a great smoke !!!!!
     

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