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Offline nwcove

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smoking skinless salmon
« on: June 04, 2014, 02:00:02 PM »
any tips on what to use on my racks to smoke skinless salmon so the pieces dont fall through when they start to flake apart and still have it smoke on both sides?? 

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Re: smoking skinless salmon
« Reply #1 on: June 04, 2014, 02:28:21 PM »
I have both frogmats and Q-matz, they both work wonders. They are flexible, non stick and cleanup is a breeze. I use them on everything, no matter what I am smoking, but they are best for nuts and salmon. Frog mats can be ordered from Yard and Pool's website in sizes to fit your racks, Qmatz and quite a bit cheaper and work just as well, they come in rolls and you cut them to your desired size. They can be ordered from A-Maze-N's site.
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Re: smoking skinless salmon
« Reply #2 on: June 04, 2014, 02:35:07 PM »
If you look at the pictures in this post, the pictures of the butts in the smoker show them on frogmats. Q-matz are made of the same material with a slightly smaller mesh size.
http://forum.bradleysmoker.com/index.php?topic=35141.msg406769#msg406769
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Re: smoking skinless salmon
« Reply #3 on: June 04, 2014, 03:02:36 PM »
thanks for the replies!  are those products stainless steel or ???   was hoping for a diy sollution as i normally do skin on fish.....a good friend unknowingly dropped off about 10lbs of skinless stuff, so this will probably be just a one time thing.  ( but i do want to try smoking burgers before grilling....so maybe the purchase would be worth it?)

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Re: smoking skinless salmon
« Reply #4 on: June 04, 2014, 03:12:37 PM »
Like TF, I use frog mats whenever I smoke, whatever I smoke.  IMO well worth the money.

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Re: smoking skinless salmon
« Reply #5 on: June 04, 2014, 03:38:24 PM »
I would definitely recommend springing for either Q or Frog mats, I can promise you that it is money well spent. They are like teflon coated fiberglass or something. I attached a link that shows another use for them, I use them to keep my loins nice and round when I make canadian bacon.
http://forum.bradleysmoker.com/index.php?topic=34876.msg404347#msg404347
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Re: smoking skinless salmon
« Reply #6 on: June 04, 2014, 04:46:47 PM »
just ordered the q mats. 50% off deal. the matts are cheaper than the shipping!

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Re: smoking skinless salmon
« Reply #7 on: June 04, 2014, 05:18:31 PM »
Yeah, wish I'd found the Q-matz 1st. You will be glad you have them, and I'd be willing to bet that you wont smoke anything without them anymore. Dont know whether you ever smoke nuts or chex mix, etc but here's a post that shows how I made some baskets out of Q's to keep stuff from falling off the sides and ends of the rack.
http://forum.bradleysmoker.com/index.php?topic=34968.msg405325#msg405325
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Re: smoking skinless salmon
« Reply #8 on: June 04, 2014, 05:58:03 PM »
no experience with much more than ribs and fish....almost unlimited supply of fish here in nova scotia, i do have some cheese smoked and trying not to sample it before its ready.....really enjoying this new to me hobby.  i really appreciate the help guys/gals!!!!!

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Re: smoking skinless salmon
« Reply #9 on: June 04, 2014, 06:36:16 PM »
Feel free to ask any questions that come to mind, lots of good folks here who love to help. Check the susanminor.org recipe site for tons of good recipes and helpful information.
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