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Salmon Bacon

Strips of toro salmon brined and cooked to a crispy delicious alternative to traditional bacon
Prep Time30 minutes
Cook Time15 minutes
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Servings: 8
Calories: 128kcal


  • 24 oz salmon belley from trimming salmon loin, skin on is best
  • 1 T. smoked paprika
  • 2 cups water
  • 1 tsp salt
  • 1 tsp brown sugar
  • 1 tsp white sugar
  • 1/2 tsp chili powder ancho
  • 1/2 tsp mustard dried
  • 1/8 tsp garlic powder
  • 1/8 tsp allspice


  • slice toro salmon in strips about 1/2 to 3/4 in wide
  • combine water and 2.5 oz pastrami rub seasoning with 1 T. smoked paprika, creating a brine mixture
  • in a pan deep enough to hold salmon and brine combine the 2 and brine for 24 hours
  • remove salmon from brine and lay out on oiled sheet tray
  • cook in preheated 425 degree oven for 10 minutes
  • place under broiler for 3 minutes until slightly browned
Nutrition Facts
Salmon Bacon
Amount Per Serving (3 oz)
Calories 128 Calories from Fat 54
% Daily Value*
Fat 6g9%
Saturated Fat 1g6%
Cholesterol 47mg16%
Sodium 337mg15%
Potassium 437mg12%
Carbohydrates 2g1%
Fiber 1g4%
Sugar 1g1%
Protein 17g34%
Vitamin A 502IU10%
Calcium 14mg1%
Iron 1mg6%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.

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