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Salmon Filets

Hey eggers,

How salmon filets can I fit in an XL with adjustable rig?  Off CGS site says 6.  I've done that last time and I believe I have more room to spare.  I'm trying to maximize the space next week or two.  I'm thinking 12?  3 each rack (top and mid) and the bottom with 6?  Will freeze some for salad and misc.  And some to the party in couple weeks. 

Will be hot smoking around 160's with alder. 

Thanks y'all...
X-Large & Large
Frederick County, MD

Comments

  • Ozzie_IsaacOzzie_Isaac Posts: 8,794
    Looks good!  Love smoked salmon.
    If it is worth doing, it is worth overdoing.

    XL, Medium, Minimax, Blackstone Griddle
  • dfrelichdfrelich Posts: 102
    edited February 2017
    Thanks.   Still struggling with albumin.  Some of the filets are perfectly free of it but the next filet is not.  I notice it's more in the back of egg that tends to cause it.  I'll need to rotate half way I think. 
    X-Large & Large
    Frederick County, MD
  • Ozzie_IsaacOzzie_Isaac Posts: 8,794
    dfrelich said:
    Thanks.   Still struggling with albumin.  Some of the filets are perfectly free of it but the next filet is not.  I notice it's more in the back of egg that tends to cause it.  I'll need to rotate half way I think. 
    In general the back of the egg (near hinges) runs the hottest.  Probably just hot enough to make the fat leak out.
    If it is worth doing, it is worth overdoing.

    XL, Medium, Minimax, Blackstone Griddle
  • dfrelichdfrelich Posts: 102
    2 out of 10 filets with more albumin than I like.  So can't complain. 
    X-Large & Large
    Frederick County, MD
  • bgebrentbgebrent Posts: 16,468
    Great cook brother.  Looks like a lot of delicious salmon.
    Sandy Springs & Dawsonville Ga
  • bluebird66bluebird66 Posts: 2,031
    Those are some great looking filets!
    Large Egg with adjustable rig, Kick Ash Basket and various Weber's
    Floyd Va

  • kl8tonkl8ton Posts: 2,296
    Please pack those in dry ice and send them on over to me!
    LBGE - 36Blackstone
    Grand Rapids MI
  • EggarooEggaroo Posts: 411
    Wow! That's the biggest salmon cook I think I've ever seen on here. Great job! 
    Greenwood, IN | XL BGE | Weber Genesis | Blackstone 28 | bunch of accessories  =)
  • An Egg loaded up with salmon.......my version of heaven.  :)

    Well done! 
    South Jersey Pine Barrens. XL BGE , Assassin 24, Weber Kettle, CharBroil gasser, AMNPS 
  • dfrelichdfrelich Posts: 102
    edited February 2017
    Eggaroo said:
    Wow! That's the biggest salmon cook I think I've ever seen on here. Great job! 
    An Egg loaded up with salmon.......my version of heaven.  :)

    Well done! 

    It was just for a personal challenge. Like how many butt can I fit in?

    Actually, I wanted to know so I can sort out for next time.  Example - My daughter is graduating come June.  I've been asked to make smoked salmon.

    Anyway, one thought I've had last few days.  I need to rethink about the bottom tier.  Had difficulty doing the glaze during the cook.  I had to move entire rig to glaze over with maple syrup.  I should find smaller rack to fit underneath. 
    X-Large & Large
    Frederick County, MD
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