What fish are best smoked?

What fish are best smoked?

The best fish for smoking include bluefish, striped mullet, mackerel, scallops, clams, Oysters, swordfish (belly is amazing smoked), tuna, and more. The fattier the fish, the more flavor it will absorb.

Can you use oak to smoke salmon?

Oak produces a rich and distinct flavour that works perfectly for salmon, trout, and mackerel. One of the main drawbacks of oak is that it's a heavy dense wood that needs quite a bit of heat before it produces smoke. It's also slow-burning, so it's probably best used if you're gonna cold smoke your salmon.

Is Hickory good for smoked salmon?

Hickory: Hickory is a very strong wood that is best used for red meat. Although some argue that it could be used to smoke salmon, you have to be extremely cautious when doing so. Hickory can easily overpower salmon, to the point where it's extremely bitter and practically inedible.

What kind of wood should I use to smoke a turkey?


How long does it take to smoke a turkey on a green egg?

Place the turkey on the smoker and close the lid. It's going to take about 3-4 hours to hit the target temperatures of 165 in the breast and 175 in the thighs. Every 45 min to 1 hour spray the skin with cooking spray for moisture. This is also the biggest aid in keeping the skin a nice golden color.