Smoked Salmon or Mackerel Recipe


Preparation Time10 MinCooking Time30 Min
Ready In40 MinDifficulty LevelMedium
Health IndexHealthyServings4
MethodMain Ingredient


 Salmon/Salmon fillets or 2 1/2 pounds pan-dressed mackerel4 (Steaks, About 1 Inch Thick)
 Vegetable oil1 Tablespoon
 Salt To Taste

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 7922 Calories from Fat 2149

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 238 g366.7%

Saturated Fat 38.4 g192.1%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 3535.9 mg

Sodium 4652.8 mg193.9%

Total Carbohydrates 0 g

Dietary Fiber 0 g

Sugars 0 g

Protein 1356 g2711.5%

Vitamin A 159.1% Vitamin C

Calcium 88.4% Iron 290.9%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet


1. In a bowl soak oak or hickory chips in water for 24 hours.
2. Baste fish with vegetable oil generously on both sides.
3. Sprinkle salt over it.
4. Refrigerate the fish.
5. Pile charcoal in one corner of grill to prepare charcoal fire. Let it burn for 15 to 20 minutes until flames die out and coals are white.
6. Drain out soaked hickory.
7. Add 6 to 8 pieces on the coals.
8. Keep fish on the opposite side of grill away from coals.
9. Cover with hood.
10. Open air vents in between.
11. Cook for 35 to 45 minutes.
12. Keep additional wood chips on coals if required.

13. Serve immediately.