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Smoked Salmon Fillet

by Greg Perezfeatured in Unexpected Cooking Techniques


for 1 serving

  • 1 cup hickory wood chip (90 g)
  • 2 cups water (480 mL)
  • 8 oz salmon fillet (225 g)
  • old bay seasoning, to taste

Nutrition Info

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    Calories 465
    Fat 29g
    Carbs 0g
    Fiber 0g
    Sugar 0g
    Protein 44g

Estimated values based on one serving size.


  1. In a medium bowl, soak the wood chips in the water for 2-3 hours.
  2. Drain the chips and transfer to a medium cast iron pan.
  3. Place a piece of parchment paper over the wood chips.
  4. Season the salmon with Old Bay Seasoning.
  5. Place the salmon on top of the parchment paper and cover the pan with aluminum foil.
  6. Cook over medium-high heat for 10-12 minutes, until an instant read thermometer inserted in the center of the fish reads 145˚F (63˚C).
  7. Enjoy!