We’re smack in the center of an abundant salmon season in Southcentral, and lots of Alaskans have fresh fish on their hands. If you’re looking for help with your catch, we have video guides from locals on how to fillet and grill it, plus a step-by-step guide to smoking fish in an electric smoker and a gorgeous recipe for blueberry cured lox.
If you’re looking for a simple way to break out of your usual routine with fresh salmon, you might try sprinkling it with a different spice mixture than usual, like everything bagel seasoning. Kim Sunee also has a guide to quick grilled salmon toppers.
Ten out of 10 recommend grilling fresh salmon with salt and pepper and slipping it into a BLT, preferably with farmers market tomatoes and lettuce atop sourdough bread from Fire Island Rustic Bakeshop or your own kitchen. And, whether you smoke it or have leftover grilled fish, we can talk you through how to develop your own signature salmon dip.
Here are 10 recipes for your catch: