Recipes

Matt Curmi

Cedar Planked Cured Sockeye Lettuce Wraps

Cedar Planked Cured Sockeye Lettuce Wraps

Serves – 4   Total Time – 1 ½  hours (including cure time) This is great sharing plate, with some bright and bold flavors. Tip – Taking the time to cure results in a firmer fish that is also delicious served cold. Ingredients Cedar Grilling Plank For the Salmon 1 Sockeye Salmon filet, 2- 3lbs, skin and bones removed ¼ cup Salt ¼ cup light Brown Sugar For the Sauce 1 cup Greek Yogurt 1 Tbsp Dill, chopped ½ Lemon, juiced For the relish 1 cup English Cucumber, diced ½ cup, Red Bell Pepper, diced Whole Lettuce leaves Method Combine...

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Matt Curmi

Nori wrapped Cedar Planked Salmon with Sesame Cucumber Salad

Nori wrapped Cedar Planked Salmon with Sesame Cucumber Salad

Serves – 2           Total Time – 25 minutes We went for some Asian flavors with this recipe. The color contrast of the black Nori and bright salmon is quite eye catching. Tip – Briefly dip the Nori in water to make it more pliable. Ingredients For the Salmon Cedar Grilling Planks 2 x 6 oz pieces of Salmon, skin and bones removed 1 Tbsp Soy Sauce 2 Sheets toasted Nori For the Salad 1 English Cucumber, sliced 4 Tbsp Red Bell Pepper, diced 1 tsp Sesame Oil ½ Tbsp Sesame Seeds 1 tsp Rice Wine...

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Matt Curmi

Smoked Mac & Cheese with Chicken

Smoked Mac & Cheese with Chicken

Serves – 8 Total Time – 4 hours Smoked sides are a fantastic accompaniment to any BBQ feast. Mac and cheese is classic so why not? Tip – The breadcrumb topping adds a nice textural contrast but is certainly not an essential piece. This dish is great straight out of the smoker. Ingredients 2 cups Apple Smoking Chips 4 Chicken breasts Kosher Salt 12 oz uncooked Macaroni or Pasta of choice 2 cups Heavy Cream 1 cup grated Cheddar Cheese 1 cup Panko Bread Crumbs 4 Tbsp melted  Butter 2 Tbsp chopped Parsley Method Preheat a smoker to 250°F and...

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Matt Curmi

Northwest Waldorf Salad with Smoked Chicken

Northwest Waldorf Salad with Smoked Chicken

Serves – 4 Total time – 3 hours We put a few Northwest twists on this classic dish using regional ingredients and our very own smoking chips. Tip – We used our Northwest Blend wood chips, but any variety of smoking chips will do this recipe justice. Ingredients Northwest Blend smoking chips 2 Chicken breasts Kosher salt 2 cups Rainier Cherries, pitted and halved 2 cups Celery, diced 2 cups Washington Apples, diced 1 cup Hazelnuts, whole 3 Tbsp Mayonnaise 1 Tbsp White Wine Vinegar Method Preheat a smoker to 250°F and load the tray with chips. Season the chicken...

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