Smoked Salmon Tacos

by Heather on July 24, 2012

It’s official.  I have literally had the absolute best salmon of my entire life.  Like I could totally eat hundreds of pounds of the stuff and not even think twice about it!

 

It’s all about the smoke by the way.  We kind of have this absurd obsession with our smoker this summer – pork ribs, cheese (SMOKEDCHEESEWILLMAKEYOURENTIRELIFE), and the amazing salmon that I’ve been getting from the incredible folks at Copper River.  But you know what?  Don’t have a smoker?  Here’s a great way to get the same flavor in your oven!

I think the best thing about these tacos is the fact that the smoke flavor mixes perfectly with my favorite taco seasoning.  You slather the seasoning on, smoke the fish for a little bit and then reap the benefits of buttery incredible goodness.  Top your tacos with a little cheese, lettuce, grilled corn, avocado and salsa and you have a meal that you really can’t beat.

 

Promises!

PERFECTLY SMOKED SALMON

Follow these instructions for smoking meat in an oven, except set the oven to 175.  To prep the salmon rub it with olive oil and massage the seasoning into the flesh.  Smoke at 175 for 90 minutes.  DEVOUR.

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1 Kelli H (Made in Sonoma) July 24, 2012

I haven’t had smoked salmon tacos, but I’ve been eating bbq’d salmon tacos for the last 3 weeks. :) So good!

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2 Liz @ Tip Top Shape July 24, 2012

Oh my word, this looks fantastic!!! I just discovered fish tacos (I know–where have I been?!) and they are Ah-mazing!

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3 Anna @ On Anna's Plate July 24, 2012

Loooooove smoked salmon. Love any salmon, really. These look awesome :-)

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4 Kim in MD July 24, 2012

Yum! We love salmon, and try to eat it once a week. The other night we grilled it on cedar planks, and it was amazing! I know how delicious this smoked salmon will taste!

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5 Delishhh July 24, 2012

Looks delicious, i am a huge smoked salmon fan!

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6 Julia {The Roasted Root} July 24, 2012

I had no clue you could smoke salmon in the oven! I love salmon and just made salmon tacos the other day. With the corn and salsa, your tacos look absolutely magnificent! Very tasty!

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7 marla July 24, 2012

I can smoke this salmon in my oven….what??!! Girl, this looks amazing and I LOVE Copper River Salmon :)

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8 Aggie July 28, 2012

Wow these look fantastic. I’ve been craving sockeye salmon something fierce! Had no idea I could smoke stuff in my oven!

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