This Asian Smoked Salmon is easy, delicious and Whole30 and Paleo compliant. It requires only 5 ingredients and thanks to the Traeger, is fool-proof!
Combine boiling water and salt in a bowl. Stir to combine and let cool to room temperature. Add ¼ cup coconut aminos, garlic, mustard and chili flakes (optional). Stir to combine.
Wipe off any white albumin with paper towel and baste with reduced coconut aminos. Raise heat to 225F. Cook an additional 45 min or until internal temp of the thickest part of the salmon is 145F. Baste salmon with reduced coconut aminos every 20 minutes and once more before serving.