Smoked Teriyaki Salmon Recipe

PREP TIME: 1 hour
COOK TIME: 6 to 10 minutes (Depends how you like it)
RECOMMENDED WOOD: Mesquite, Hickory or Cherry
SERVES: 2-3

INGREDIENTS

1 cup soy sauce
Juice and zest of 2 oranges
6 tablespoons brown sugar
4 cloves of garlic
1 tablespoon minced ginger
1 tablespoon white sesame seeds
2  8oz salmon fillets
Chopped scallions, for garnish
Toasted sesame seeds, for garnish

PREPARATION

Combine all but sesame seeds and salmon in a saucepan. Bring to boil and slowly simmer until a syrupy consistency is achieved, about a 50 percent reduction. Let cool completely.

Add sesame seeds and salmon and marinate for 1 hour in the refrigerator

Remove salmon from marinade and bring sauce to a boil to thicken.

Start the Traeger on Smoke with the lid open until the fire is established (about 5 minutes). Then preheat the grill to High heat, lid closed, for 8 to 10 minutes.

Place the salmon fillets directly on the grill grate, Flesh side down.

Cook salmon for about 3 to 5 minutes per side or until they are done until your liking.

Occasionally, brush the salmon with the teriyaki sauce.

Remove the salmon when it’s done to your liking and serve with some chopped scallions and toasted sesame seeds on a bed of rice

Smoked Teriyaki Salmon Sauce

Smoked Teriyaki Salmon Sauce two

Smoked Teriyaki Salmon Sauce three

Smoked Teriyaki Salmon on the grill

Smoked Teriyaki Salmon Sauce done two