Shamrock Utica

Brined Grilled Salmon


– ½ cup of salt.
– 1 cup of sugar.
– 7 cups of water.
– 1 ½ lb of salmon fillets.
– 2 tablespoons of vegetable oil.
– 1 ½ teaspoon of paprika.
– 1 teaspoon of white pepper.


– Dissolve the salt and the sugar in 2 cups of hot water in a gallon sized zip top bag or a very large bowl.

– Add the cold water and the salmon fillets. Remove all of the air (if using a bowl, weigh down the fish) and seal.

– Refrigerate for 20 minutes.

– Heat your grill to medium.

– Remove the salmon and pat it dry.

– Rub the salmon with vegetable oil on both sides, then dust with paprika and white pepper.

– Grill the salmon for about 4 minutes on each side, or until it flakes easily with a fork.

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