Ingredients Jump to Instructions ↓

  1. 4 cups brown sugar

  2. 6 cups salt

  3. 2 red onions, peeled and roughly chopped

  4. 2 carrots, peeled and roughly chopped

  5. 3 red peppers, cored, seeded and roughly chopped

  6. 3 green peppers , cored, seeded and roughly chopped

  7. 3 yellow peppers, cored, seeded and roughly chopped

  8. 2 lemons , cut into 2 limes, cut into 8 wedges

  9. 3 cups tequila

  10. 1 (8 to 10 pound) salmon fillet

  11. 1 cup black pepper, freshly ground

  12. Serving suggestion: sweet corn cakes (cachapas) or Cuban crackers

Instructions Jump to Ingredients ↑

  1. Mix together sugar and salt. Puree onions , carrots , peppers, lemons, and limes together in a food processor . Combine sugar mixture and puree. Add tequila. Pour half of the mixture into the bottom of a large pan. Coat flesh side of salmon with pepper. Place salmon in the pan (skin side up). Cover salmon with remaining mixture and place another pan on top with plenty of weight. Refrigerate for 2 days.

  2. To serve, slice thinly and place on top of sweet corn cakes, Cachapas or Cuban crackers.


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