Gravalox (cured Salmon)

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Tim Tufts
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Gravalox (cured Salmon)

Post by Tim Tufts » Wed Mar 10, 2021 8:23 am

G R A V L O X
(Cured Salmon)
Ingredients: 3-4 lbs. Salmon Filet (2 matching pieces)
1 Cup Sugar (best if 1/2 brown & 1/2 regular white sugar)
1 Cup coarse Salt
1/2 Cup fresh chopped Dill
2 oz. black crushed pepper
1 tblsp. oil
2 tblsp. gin
Mix Salt, Pepper and sugar; rub generously into salmon, sprinkle/moisten with oil/gin mixture.
Place1 piece of salmon skin down on a large piece of foil (large enough to wrap around both pieces when asembled).
Spread dill evenly over 1st piece and place 2nd piece with skin facing up.
wrap in foil and fit into a flat dish, as close as possible to fish's size.
Place wooden board on top and weigh down with brick or similar.
Leave in fridge for 3-4 days, turning salmon once.
To serve, pat dry with paper towel, removing most visible dill, salt and pepper.
Slice thinly with sharp knife, on an angle for larger slices.
Decorate plate with lemon wedges and thinly sliced red onions, if desired.
Serve with Cream Cheese on, toast, crackers or German whole Rhye or Pumpernickel Bread.
- o r -
on a plate as first course with salad and Heide's Sauce
(very quick and easy)
Mix 1 part Mayonaise, 2 parts Sour Cream, some dill, honey mustard, lemon juice and capers (adjust amounts to personal taste),
a pinch each of salt and pepper.

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Re: Gravalox (cured Salmon)

Post by fishvik » Wed Mar 10, 2021 11:56 am

Sounds good. I usually smoke my kokanee (landlocked sockeye) but I might try this.

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Re: Gravalox (cured Salmon)

Post by Steve007 » Thu Mar 11, 2021 3:51 pm

My wife makes this. It is quite excellent, and a great deal less expensive than buying lox and a delicatessen or supermarket. Recommended, and a great contribution to this board, Tim. Other than, uh, pumpernickel bread? Bagels!

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Re: Gravalox (cured Salmon)

Post by Tim Tufts » Fri Mar 12, 2021 6:38 am

:lol: You're right about the pumpernickel. My sincere apologies. :wink:

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