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#3274011 - 06/23/13 02:29 PM Gravlax
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I was craving Viking grub, so I made gravlax for the first time out of some salmon I caught last month. It was really easy to make and it's absolutely delicious. If you love salmon I highly recommend getting your hands on a filet and giving it a try. There are lots of recipes and videos online showing how to make it.

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#3274259 - 06/23/13 11:37 PM Re: Gravlax [Re: Vermin93]
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I think I saw something like that on DDD one time.....salt, sugar, and herbs on the slab of salmon, in the fridge for a couple days, right?
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#3274262 - 06/23/13 11:44 PM Re: Gravlax [Re: TAFKAP]
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#3274278 - 06/24/13 12:55 AM Re: Gravlax [Re: TAFKAP]
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 Originally Posted By: TAFKAP
I think I saw something like that on DDD one time.....salt, sugar, and herbs on the slab of salmon, in the fridge for a couple days, right?


Yep. Kosher salt, sugar, black pepper and chopped fresh dill are standard ingredients. My recipe called for a little vinegar, but most of the other recipes I saw did not have vinegar in the cure. Coat both sides of the filet with the cure in a glass dish, cover with plastic wrap, set something heavy on top, flip every 12 hrs or so. Wait 24 - 48 hrs, rinse the filet, pat dry and enjoy!

I can't believe I'm going to say this, but I think I might like it a little bit better than smoked salmon. Plus, it's easier to make.


Edited by Vermin93 (06/24/13 12:57 AM)
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#3274402 - 06/24/13 09:24 AM Re: Gravlax [Re: Vermin93]
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Interesting. Never heard of it, but it looks great.
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