3 -6 Rainbow trout fillets
½ gal water
1 Cup Kosher salt
½ Cup Brown sugar
1/6 Cup lemon juice
½ Tbs Garlic powder
½ Tbs Onion powder
1 tsp White pepper
½ Tbs Allspice
InstructionsDisolve dry ingredients in hot water.
Cool water with ice cubes.
Place fish, skin side down,in a flat dish.
Pour cooled brine over fish, try not to let fish overlap.
Brine for 2 hours in a cool location.
Place fish on a rack and let air dry for 2 hours in a cool location.Light a small amount of coals.
When they are glowing add some more lump, then some wet suger maple and alder chips, then top with more lump.
This will produce a lot of smoke at a low temperature.
Place fish on cooking grid over an inverted plate setter or a fire brick setup.
Cool before eating for best flavor.
Slowly bring temperature up to 200* and smoke for 2 - 2-½ hours or until golden but not dry. NotesNumber of Servings: Time to Prepare: