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Smoker Recipes for Fish.



  • 750g fish fillets
  • 3 eggs
  • 500g creamed corn
  • ½ c milk
  • ¼ tsp Tabasco sauce
  • Pinch salt
  • ¼ tsp dry mustard
  • ½ tsp Worcestershire sauce
  • 2 tsp lemon juice
  • 1 c fresh breadcrumbs
  • Parmesan cheese

Place 2 Tbsp sawdust in base of Togar smoke oven. Smoke fish fillets for 12 minutes.
Beat eggs slightly and stir in corn, milk and Tabasco sauce. Season with salt, mustard, Worcestershire sauce and lemon juice. Add flaked smoked fish and pour into greased casserole dish. Sprinkle with breadcrumbs and cheese. Bake at 180°C for 30 minutes.


  • 4 snapper fillets
  • ½ tablespoon salt
  • 1 teaspoon brown sugar
  • 1 teaspoon mustard seed, crushed

Mix the salt, sugar and crushed mustard seeds with a little water to make a brine. Soak fillets for 3-4 hours turning once. Sprinkle the base of Togar smoke oven with 2 tablespoons of sawdust. Place snapper fillets on rack in smoker and smoke for 20 minutes. Remove immediately.


  • 4 smoked snapper fillets (see above)
  • 4 oranges
  • 3 tablespoons cucumber, finely chopped
  • 3 tablespoons dill pickles, finely chopped
  • 1 teaspoon paprika
  • 1 lemon, sliced
  • parsley

  • 3 tablespoons sour cream
  • 1 tablespoon spicy tomato sauce
  • ½ tablespoon lemon juice
  • salt and pepper to taste


Flake the smoked snapper fillets coarsely. Cut orange and remove flesh. Discard seeds and membrane, cut fruit into chunky pieces and drain. Combine orange with cucumber, dill pickles and parsley.
Blend together sour cream, tomato sauce, lemon juice, salt and pepper. Stir in the orange mixture and fold in the smoked snapper fillets, taking care not to break the flakes. Place in salad bowl and sprinkle with paprika. Garnish with lemon slices. Serves 4.


  • 2 cups smoked fish, chopped finely
  • 2 cups cracker crumbs
  • ½  cup milk
  • 1 egg, well beaten
  • pinch salt and pepper
  • cooking oil

Combine all ingredients except cooking oil and form into patties. Heat enough oil to cover bottom of skillet. Fry until golden brown.


  • 500g smoked trout
  • 125g cream cheese
  • 1 tablespoon basil
  • 1 tablespoon parsley, chopped
  • salt and pepper to taste
  • 1 tablespoon port
  • 1 tablespoon brandy
  • 3 tablespoons cream
  • 1 tablespoon prepared horseradish sauce
  • 1 tablespoon lemon juice


Remove the skin and bone from trout and flake roughly. Place together with the cheese, basil, parsley, salt and pepper in electric blender. Blend until mixture forms a puree. Spoon the mixture into a bowl and beat in port, brandy, cream, horseradish sauce and lemon juice. Continue beating until smooth and creamy. Spoon pate into individual dishes and smooth the top down with the back of a spoon. Serve with hot buttered toast as an entrée or serve with artichoke hearts for lunch.


  • 2 smoked mullet (tailor or other smoked fish may be used)
  • 3 lettuce leaves
  • 1 lemon, cut into wedges
  • 1 tablespoon capers
  • 1 onion, sliced
  • 1 sprig parsley
  • 2 hard boiled eggs, sliced
  • ¾ cup sour cream with 1 tablespoon horseradish cream stirred in
  • 4 cherry tomatoes
  • 4 slices toast, quartered

Carefully divide each fish into 4 fillets removing the skin. On each serving plate arrange a fillet on a lettuce leaf. Top with onion rings and capers and arrange other ingredients around the fish. Serve with sour cream and horseradish sauce.


  • 125g bacon or salt pork, diced
  • 2 cups smoked fish, diced
  • 4 medium potatoes, peeled and sliced
  • 2 onions, sliced finely
  • 3 cups boiling water
  • 2 cups milk
  • ½ teaspoon salt
  • ½ teaspoon pepper
  • 3 cream crackers

Fry bacon or pork in cast iron skillet until crispy, then remove it and set it on paper towels. Add smoked fish, potatoes, onions and cover with boiling water. Simmer for 30 minutes or until potatoes are cooked. Add milk and heat for 10 minutes. Season with salt and pepper. Just before serving float halved cream crackers on top.


  • 200g smoked fish
  • 175g crab meat
  • 175g shrimp
  • 2 tablespoons French dressing
  • 1 cup celery, diced
  • ½ cup mayonnaise
  • ½ cup cucumber sliced
  • 3 tablespoons chopped shallots
  • 2 tablespoons lemon juice
  • salt and pepper and paprika to taste

Flake fish and crab meat. Remove black line from shrimp, then mix with fish and crab meat. Stir in French dressing and allow to soak for 15-20 minutes. Add remaining ingredients, toss lightly. Serve over lettuce.


  • 2 cups smoked snapper
  • 2 litres milk
  • 2 onions, sliced
  • 4 tablespoons flour
  • ¼ teaspoon pepper
  • 2 teaspoons salt

Rub snapper through sieve. Heat the milk and onion to scalding, then remove onion. Melt the butter, blend the flour, pepper and salt. Add milk gradually stirring constantly. Add snapper and cook until smooth and thickened.


  • 2 tuna steaks, 2cm. thick
  • a few slices fresh ginger, unpeeled
  • 3 tablespoons mirin
  • 2 tablespoons sesame oil
  • 1 teaspoon Kikkoman salt reduced soy sauce
  • 100g snow pea shoots
  • 100g bean sprouts
  • 1 Spanish onion, finely sliced
  • 1 red capsicum, roasted, peeled, seeded and sliced
  • 2 tablespoons finely chopped coriander

Combine marinade ingredients and marinate tuna for at least 1 hour. Drain, reserving the marinade. Sprinkle 2 tablespoons of sawdust in base of Togar smoke oven with ginger. Position tuna on a rack in the smoker and smoke for 10 minutes. It will be pink in the centre. Remove and serve on a bed of salad, combined snow pea shoots, bean sprouts, finely sliced Spanish onion, some of the sliced roasted red capsicum and chopped coriander. Rub the tuna with a little pile of remaining capsicum. Spoon a little reserved marinade over. Serves 4.


  • 600g smoked fish
  • 200g mushrooms, sliced
  • ½ bunch shallots, chopped
  • 1 tablespoon fresh dill, finely chopped (other herbs such as parsley or mint may be used)
  • juice of 1 lemon
  • 50g butter
  • 40g flour
  • 1 litre fish or chicken stock
  • ¼ cup dry white wine or sherry
  • freshly ground black pepper
  • 2 cups seasoned mashed potato
  • ½ cup grated cheese
  • paprika to taste


Remove all flesh from the fish and flake. Melt butter and gently sauté the mushrooms and shallots for 2-3 minutes. Add flour and stir in and cook for a further 2-3 minutes. Add the wine and stock and stir until thick. Add the fish, herbs and lemon juice and season with pepper. Simmer gently for 2-3 minutes. Pour into pie or casserole dish and top with mashed potatoes. Sprinkle cheese and a little paprika over the top and finally bake or grill until the top is golden brown.


  • 2 snapper fillets
  • 200g shortcrust pastry
  • 3 eggs
  • 1 cup cream
  • 1 cup aged cheddar cheese, grated
  • 2 spring onions, finely sliced
  • 1 teaspoon lemon rind, grated
  • 1 teaspoon lemon juice
  • 1 sliced zucchini


Sprinkle base of Togar smoke oven with 2 tablespoons of sawdust. Place fillets on rack in smoker and smoke for 20 minutes. Leave in smoker to cool. Line a 23cm quiche dish with shortcrust pastry and prick with a fork. Flake the cooled snapper fillets coarsely. Beat together the eggs and cream and stir in the grated cheese, spring onions, lemon rind and juice. Mix thoroughly and fold in snapper fillets carefully. Pour in quiche dish and decorate with zucchini. Bake in preheated oven, 190 deg. C (375 deg. F) for 30 minutes or until filling is set and golden brown. Serve with a mixed salad. Serves 4.


  • 16 green prawns
  • 2 teaspoons soy sauce
  • 1 ½ tablespoons olive oil
  • 1 tablespoon honey
  • 1 tablespoon dry sherry
  • 1 ½ teaspoons ginger, grated
  • 1 teaspoon pressed garlic

Shell prawns, peel and clean. Thread prawns on skewers, 4 at a time. Place marinade ingredients in a bowl and mix well. Marinate prawns for 4 hours, turning frequently. Remove prawns and reserve marinade.
Sprinkle base of Togar smoke oven with 2 tablespoons of sawdust. Place prawns on rack in smoker and smoke for 15 minutes, turning once. Remove immediately and serve with the reserved marinade on a small bed of rice or as an entrée. Serves 4.


  • 500g sea perch
  • 500g royal red prawn meat, deveined
  • 2 egg whites
  • 3 small fresh chillies, chopped
  • ½ cup chopped coriander
  • 2 green onions, chopped
  • 1 cup sesame seeds
  • ¼ cup dark sesame oil
  • 4 star anise, crushed
  • 1 Spanish onion, finely diced
  • 1 tablespoon peanut oil
  • 1 green mango, diced
  • 2 small green chillies, seeded and chopped


Blend seafood, egg whites, chilli, coriander, onion and salt to taste in a food processor until smooth. Form tablespoons of the mixture into balls, then roll lightly in sesame seeds. Cover and refrigerate until recquired. Before cooking, brush with sesame oil. Place 2 tablespoons of sawdust and star anise in base of Togar smoke oven. Place seafood balls on rack, cover and position over burner. Smoke for 10 minutes. Serve hot or at room temperature with mango sauce.
For sauce, cook onion gently in oil until soft. Add mango and chilli and heat, stirring, until flavours have blended, but the mixture is still quite chunky. Makes about 40 seafood balls.


  • 2kg mussels, cleaned and steamed until just opened.
  • Chilli oil
  • Ancho or mild chilli powder (optional)
  • 3-4 dried chillies, crushed
  • 2 cloves garlic, unpeeled and crushed
  • 4 tomatoes, finely diced
  • 2 yellow banana chillies, finely diced
  • 4 cloves garlic, finely chopped
  • 1 Spanish onion, finely chopped


Remove top shell from mussels. Brush meat with chili oil,  (and sprinkle with chilli powder). Sprinkle 2 tablespoons of sawdust in base of the Togar smoke oven, add chilli and garlic. Position a small metal container of water on base of smoker. Place the mussels on rack in smoker. Cover, then place over burner and smoke mussels for 5- 8 minutes. Serve warm with fresh tomato sauce. To prepare fresh tomato sauce, combine all ingredients with salt and freshly ground black pepper to taste. Chill until required. Serves 6.