Gravlax Recipe

Gravlax is a very popular recipe. Learn how to make/prepare Gravlax by following this easy recipe.
Gravlax Recipe
Difficulty Average
Recipe Type Non Veg.
  • 2 (4 lb) Salmon Fillets
  • 1 cup Sugar
  • ½ cup Sea Salt
  • 1 tsp Dill Seeds
  • 1 tbsp freshly ground Pepper
  • 2 bunches fresh Dill (coarsely chopped)
How to make Gravlax:
  • Wash the fillets and pat dry with paper towels.
  • Remove the skin and bones (including pin-bones) from the fillets carefully.
  • Cut each fillet into two equal halves.
  • Combine sugar and salt. Cover both the sides of each fillet with this mixture.
  • Sprinkle dill seeds and ground pepper over the flesh side of each fillet.
  • Place chopped dill over two fillet halves (on their flesh side) and cover with another two.
  • Wrap them in plastic sheets and marinate on room temperature for 6 hours.
  • Refrigerate for 4-5 days.
  • Remove and scrap off most of the seasonings and dill.
  • Slice thinly and serve with finely chopped onions and dill sauce.