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Smoked Fish

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  Mackerel/Trout 5 Pound, cut into 1 1/2 inch thick steaks
  Water 1 1⁄2 Cup (24 tbs)
  Brown sugar 1⁄3 Cup (5.33 tbs) (firmly packed)
  Red pepper 1⁄4 Teaspoon

Soak hickory chips in water from 1 to 24 hours.
Place fish in a large shallow dish.
Combine water, brown sugar, salt, and pepper; pour over fish.
Cover and marinate at least 8 hours in refrigerator, turning fish occasionally.
Prepare charcoal fire in smoker, and let burn 10 to 15 minutes.
Cover coals with soaked hickory chips.
Place water pan in smoker.
Add hot water to fill pan.
Place upper food rack on appropriate shelf in smoker.
Arrange fish steaks on food rack.
Cover with smoker lid, and cook 3 to 4 hours or to desired degree of doneness

Things You Will Need
Salt - 3 tablespoon for Marination

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Side Dish

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Nutrition Rank

Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 4899 Calories from Fat 2842

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 315 g484.7%

Saturated Fat 73.9 g369.4%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 1587.4 mg529.1%

Sodium 2041.4 mg85.1%

Total Carbohydrates 67 g22.2%

Dietary Fiber 0.03 g0.11%

Sugars 66.7 g

Protein 422 g843.8%

Vitamin A 76.5% Vitamin C 17.8%

Calcium 27.2% Iron 205.4%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

Smoked Fish Recipe