Smoked Salmon Candy Recipe

Smoked salmon candy

If you like jerky, you’ll love Salmon Candy made in the smoker. For other delicious salmon recipes, try Smoked Salmon Steaks and Smoked Salmon with Orange Hoisin Glaze.



2 lbs salmon fillet
½ cup maple syrup

For the cure:

1 cup kosher salt
1 cup brown sugar

Bradley Flavor Bisquettes – Maple


1. Mix together salt and brown sugar.
2. Cut salmon into thick 2 inch slices.
3. Lay down a layer of salt-sugar mixture in a container.
4. Place salmon (skin-side up) over salt-sugar mixture then cover with remaining salt-sugar mixture.
5. Cure for 2-3 hours.
6. Remove from cure, rinse and pat dry.
7. Allow to dry in a cool place for two hours.
8. While the smoker is preheating with Maple Bisquettes to approximately 200°F, place salmon inside smoker (so temperature will raise gradually).
9. Every hour brush salmon with maple syrup.
10. Smoke for 4-5 hours.
11. Remove from smoker and brush with remaining maple syrup and cool.

By Lena Clayton