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tikkomik

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skin the salmon?
« on: October 14, 2023, 11:03:41 AM »
Hi ! Gary here, Northeastern Qu├ębec. I mostly smoke trout and use a Little Chief. Grocery had huge special on salmon, so before I try smoking it, pictures I look at show chunks with skin still ON. Is this normal ? Thanks for your time .

Lonzinomaker

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Re: skin the salmon?
« Reply #1 on: October 15, 2023, 10:44:47 AM »
I leave the skin on, it helps to keep the pieces intact.
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Re: skin the salmon?
« Reply #2 on: October 15, 2023, 03:59:31 PM »
"I leave the skin on, it helps to keep the pieces intact."

Makes good sense.
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Re: skin the salmon?
« Reply #3 on: October 16, 2023, 11:47:46 AM »
It also tastes great if it is crispy!!

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Re: skin the salmon?
« Reply #4 on: October 16, 2023, 04:55:07 PM »
It also tastes great if it is crispy!!
Indeed it does, but it's not likely to get crispy if you're smoking it.  I think if you took the skin off after smoking and crisped it up in a cast iron pan, it might taste pretty good.  I tried that once but I couldn't keep the skin laying flat in the pan.
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