Recipe

Gravlax

  • Serves 8
  • 15 mins preparation
Gravlax

Ingredients

Gravlax
  • 3/4 cup sugar
  • 1/2 cup rock salt
  • 1/2 cup gin
  • 1 bunch dill, finely chopped, plus extra, to garnish
  • 2 clove garlic, crushed
  • 4 juniper berries, bruised
  • 1 (about1.3kg) side salmon, skin on, boned
  • crackers, spreadable cream cheese, to serve

Method

Gravlax
  • 1
    In a large dish, combine sugar, salt, gin, dill, garlic and berries.
  • 2
    Add fish to dish, turning to coat well. Place, flesh-side down. Cover with plastic wrap. Chill for 48 hours.
  • 3
    When ready to serve, rinse fish well. Pat dry with paper towel. Place on a serving platter, skin side down, and sprinkle with extra dill.
  • 4
    Slice salmon thinly, starting from head end, on an angle. Serve with crackers and cream cheese.

Notes

Juniper berries are available in the spice section at the supermarket. When buying your fish, ask to have it boned.

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