Put the sugar, rice and tea leaves into a bowl and mix together. Line a deep pan or wok with silver foil and pour in the mixture. Fit a trivet or rack on top. Place onto the hob to heat up.
Season the salmon with salt. Then once smoking a little, add the salmon to the trivet or rack.Drizzle with a little olive oil and cover with a tight fitting lid. Leave to smoke on the hob for 8 to 12 minutes depending on the size of the fish.