Plank smoked salmon
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Plank smoked salmon

Recipe (dinner)

In this recipe we’ll show you how you can make plank smoked salmon yourself! This is a really easy and tasty way to smoke salmon at home, with only a few basic ingredients.

  • 1

    Make an open fire.

  • 2

    Put the salmon on the wooden board with the skin down. Sprinkle the salt over the salmon. Be generous.

  • 3

    Mix the Jaloviina or the whiskey with the sugar and pour this over the salmon. Score the salmon with a knife to let all the flavours infuse.

  • 4

    Use a small hammer and knife to make holes in the salmon. Put the wooden nails in the holes and use the hammer to put them into the wooden board.

  • 5

    Place the board vertically against the open fire. For small fillets: let it for around 40 minutes. For large fillets: let it smoke for around 60-80 minutes. Smoke the salmon while regularly turning the board around.

  • 6

    The plank smoked salmon is ready when the meat easily falls off the skin. Enjoy!


  • - 500 g. of cockles, vongole and palourdes

  • - 70 g. bacon

  • - 250 g. potatoes, peeled and chopped in cubes

  • - 300 ml. milk

  • - 30 g. butter

  • - 2 onions

  • - 2 celery stalks

  • 60 min
  • 2 persons