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Smoked Salmon Recipe

This Smoked Salmon Recipe is perfect to make on your Pitboss Pellet Grill!! The cold smoke adds flavor and then adds more as it cooks low and slow!
Prep Time5 mins
Cook Time1 hr 30 mins
Course: dinner
Cuisine: American
Servings: 4 servings
Author: Guy Who Grills


  • 1 lb Steelhead Filet or Salmon Filet
  • Olive Oil
  • Sea Salt
  • Ground Pepper
  • Minced Garlic
  • Fresh Thyme
  • Fresh Dill
  • Parmesan Cheese
  • Lemon Juice
  • Lemon Slices


  • Remove the filet and lay the fillet out.  You may want to lay on foil or on a plate for easy transportation to your grill.
  • Drizzle your filet with olive oil and use a basting brush to coat the filet in oil.
  • Season to taste with Sea Salt and Fresh Ground Pepper.
  • Sprinkle on the minced garlic to taste.
  • Next, sprinkle the filet with your fresh thyme.
  • Finish off the seasoning part by spreading with fresh dill.
  • Sprinkle the whole filet with shredded Parmesan Cheese.
  • Drizzle lightly with lemon juice and then place lemon slices on the filet if you want.
  • Start up your smoker.  I did this on my Pit Boss Pro 1100 from Lowes, if you don’t have Lowes Walmart and Amazon carry other Pit Boss options or Pit Boss website themselves. This will also work in any electric or pellet smoker as well.
  • I used Pit Boss Grills Mesquite pellets but you can use any flavor of pellets to smoke your salmon.
  • Smoke on low or just your smoke setting for 1 hour.
  • Turn your smoker up to about 300 degrees for about 30 minutes to finish smoking and cooking the salmon.



Alternative Spices For Smoked Salmon:

  • All Spice
  • Old Bay Seasoning
  • Ginger
  • Teriyaki
  • In A Brine
  • Banana Leaf Wrap
  • Orange Glaze 

What To Serve With Smoked Salmon: