Alder Smoked Snapper Recipe

Alder Smoked Snapper Recipe

Take your taste buds on a trip to the Mediterranean with this mouth-watering snapper steak recipe. Marinated in a blend of garlic, white wine, tarragon, and chives, the fish is then perfectly smoked in the Bradley smoker using alder flavor bisquettes, resulting in a tender and flavorful dish that is sure to impress.


60 Ml (4 tbsp) olive oil

1 Clove garlic - minced

2 Ml (½ tsp) salt

0.5 Ml ( tsp) ground black pepper

30 Ml (2 tbsp) lemon juice

120 Ml (½ c) dry white wine

2 Ml (½ tsp) tsp dried tarragon

15 Ml (1 tbsp) finely chopped chives

Snapper steaks - 1 kg (2 lb)

Lemon wedges



In a bowl combine marinade ingredients, olive oil, minced garlic, salt, pepper, lemon juice, white wine, tarragon and chives. Arrange fish steaks in a single layer in a shallow glass pan. Pour marinade over fish, cover and refrigerate for an hour. Remove from refrigerator and let stand for 20 minutes.

Smoking Method:

Preheat Bradley Smoker to between 100°C and 120°C (220°F and 250°F). Using Alder flavor bisquettes smoke/cook for approximately 60 minutes, checking to make certain you do not overcook.

To Serve:

Serve garnished with parsley and lemon wedges.