OVEN-SMOKED SALMON FILLET
SERVES 6 - 8
2 cups salt 1 cup brown sugar
Classic Bake is a traditional baking function suitable for recipes developed in older ovens. Heat is generated only from the bottom of
1 whole salmon fillet
the oven cavity, allowing for gentle cooking
¼ cup wood chips (we used alder)
of delicate recipes and for those that require
slow cooking. There is no direct heating to the top of the food so it is perfect for items that
1 Combine salt and sugar. 2 Place salmon
require minimal surface browning.
in a dish and pack salt and sugar mixture on top. 3 Cover with plastic wrap and refrigerate overnight. 4 Preheat oven to 250°C (480F) on Bake. 5 Rinse the salmon, pat dry and place on a wire rack to dry for an hour. 6 Sprinkle the wood chips across the bottom of the roasting dish. 7 Place the salmon on a rack (use the Splatter Grid or Grill Rack if you have it) and place into the roasting dish. 8 Cover the dish tightly with tinfoil. 9 Place the dish into the oven and cook for 8 – 12 minutes, until the salmon is cooked through. !0 Serve hot with new potatoes or cool and pair with brown bread and capers.
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