How to make vegan smoked salmon

Before becoming vegan, I was a pescetarian, and smoked salmon was my breakfast to go. But ever since I became vegan I wanted to experiment the flavors of salmon and texture using plant based ingredients and well… well… I was have finally perfected two ways of preparing vegan smoked salmon that I personally know of and now you do too.


  • 2 Carrots
  • 2 Tbsp. Miso Paste
  • 1 Tsp. Liquid Smoke
  • 2 cloves Garlic
  • 3 cups Water
  • 1 Sheet Nori

 Preparation 1st Way

  1. Using a vegetable peeler to cut the carrots into very thin strips. Place the carrot strips in a small baking dish.
  2. Combine all remaining ingredients in a high blender and blend into a paste. Pour over carrots and cover the baking dish with a tight layer of aluminium foil.
  3. In a preheated oven 200C bake for about 10 minutes. Reduce oven temperature to 180 and bake for another 20 minutes.
  4. Remove from oven. Remove carrot strips from the broth and refrigerate in an airtight container overnight before serving.

Preparation 2nd Way

  1. Pour salt into a baking tin, add the carrots(unpeeled) and pour the rest of the salt making sure carrots have been submerged into the salt
  2.  In a preheated oven 200C bake for 15 – 20 minutes
  3. Remove from heat. Gently and carefully crack salt to remove the carrots, thinly slice carrots and add place onto a plastic tin, add the Liquid Smoke, shredded nori sheet and minced garlic refrigerate overnight and serve.
  4. Garnish with capers or coriander or Dill

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