Recipes and Cooking Maple-Smoked Salmon Fillets 4.1 (7) 1 Review These salmon fillets are treated to a double dose of maple syrup. The recipe serves as a marinade and is also brushed on while cooking in the smoker. By BHG Test Kitchen BHG Test Kitchen The Better Homes & Gardens Test Kitchen has been in continuous operation for nearly 100 years, developing and testing practical, reliable recipes that readers can enjoy at home. The Test Kitchen team includes culinary specialists, food stylists, registered and licensed nutritionists, and other experts with Bachelor of Science degrees in food science, food and nutrition, or culinary arts. Together, the team tests more than 2,500 recipes, produces more than 2,500 food images, and creates more than 1,000 food videos each year in the state-of-the-art test kitchen. Learn about BHG's Editorial Process Published on June 14, 2011 Print Rate It Share Share Tweet Pin Email Photo: Blaine Moats Prep Time: 30 mins Marinate Time: 1 hrs Grill Time: 50 mins Stand Time: 1 hrs Total Time: 3 hrs 20 mins Servings: 4 Jump to Nutrition Facts Ingredients 6 - 8 alder or apple wood chunks 1 pound fresh or frozen salmon fillet (with skin), about 1-inch thick ½ cup pure maple syrup 2 tablespoon water 1 tablespoon coarsely cracked mixed peppercorns ¼ teaspoon salt 2 tablespoon pure maple syrup Directions Thaw salmon, if frozen. Rinse salmon and pat dry with paper towels. At least 1 hour before smoke cooking, soak wood chunks in enough water to cover. Drain before using. Place salmon in a resealable plastic bag set in a shallow dish. For marinade, in a small bowl combine the 1/2 cup maple syrup, the water, peppercorns, and salt. Pour marinade over salmon; seal bag. Marinate in refrigerator for 1 hour, turning bag occasionally. Drain salmon, discarding marinade. In a smoker arrange preheated coals, drained wood chunks, and water pan according to the manufacturers directions. Pour water into pan. Place salmon, skin sides down, on grill rack over water pan. Cover and smoke for 45 to 60 minutes or until fish begins to flake when tested with a fork. Brush salmon with the 2 tablespoons maple syrup. Cover and smoke 5 minutes more. Makes 4 servings. Rate it Print Nutrition Facts (per serving) 444 Calories 18g Fat 35g Carbs 34g Protein Show Full Nutrition Label Hide Full Nutrition Label Nutrition Facts Servings Per Recipe 4 Calories 444 % Daily Value * Total Fat 18g 23% Saturated Fat 4g 20% Cholesterol 99mg 33% Sodium 251mg 11% Total Carbohydrate 35g 13% Protein 34g Vitamin C 5.9mg 30% Calcium 60.6mg 5% Iron 1.6mg 9% Potassium 738mg 16% Folate, total 44.4mcg Vitamin B-12 3.9mcg Vitamin B-6 1.1mg *The % Daily Value (DV) tells you how much a nutrient in a food serving contributes to a daily diet. 2,000 calories a day is used for general nutrition advice.