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    Norwegian Salmon - Grav Lax

    Total Time:

    Prep Time:

    Cook Time:

    72 hrs

    72 hrs

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    Luschka's Note:

    This is a no cook recipe that takes requires preparation a few days before the time. It is ah-mah-zing though and no one's ever not liked it when I've made it.

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    Ingredients:

    Servings:

    Units: US | Metric

    For the Sauce

    Directions:

    1. 1
      For the salmon, remove all bones with a pair of tweezers, but leave the skin on.
    2. 2
      Rinse.
    3. 3
      Mash the dill stems in a mortar with a little of the salt.
    4. 4
      Mix with the rest of the salt, the sugar and pepper.
    5. 5
      Save the dill leaves for the sauce.
    6. 6
      Cover the flesh side of the fillets with the mixture, and place the fillets flesh-to-flesh in a tray made of glass or stainless steel.
    7. 7
      Cover with plastic foil and put a heavy weight on top (e. g. the mortar or a brick).
    8. 8
      Keep refrigerated for 72 hours, turning the fillets every 12 hours.
    9. 9
      Do not discard the liquid that formsuntil the end of 72 hours. ( A lot of liquid will form).
    10. 10
      Scrape off the spices and discard the liquid.
    11. 11
      The salmon will keep refrigerated for about a week.
    12. 12
      For the sauce, mix mustard, sugar and vinegar.
    13. 13
      Add the oil a teaspoon at a time, constantly stirring.
    14. 14
      Just before serving, add lots of dill and salt and pepper to taste.
    15. 15
      Slice the salmon with a sharp, flexible knife in big, thin slices parallell to the skin.
    16. 16
      Arrange the ice-cold salmon on lettuce leaves with slices of lemon.
    17. 17
      Serve the sauce separately.
    18. 18
      Optional: Also serve toasted bread and butter.

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    Nutritional Facts for Norwegian Salmon - Grav Lax

    Serving Size: 1 (154 g)

    Servings Per Recipe: 8

    Amount Per Serving
    % Daily Value
    Calories 250.2
     
    Calories from Fat 140
    55%
    Total Fat 15.5 g
    23%
    Saturated Fat 2.3 g
    11%
    Cholesterol 57.5 mg
    19%
    Sodium 4816.6 mg
    200%
    Total Carbohydrate 0.4 g
    0%
    Dietary Fiber 0.2 g
    0%
    Sugars 0.1 g
    0%
    Protein 25.9 g
    51%

    The following items or measurements are not included:

    white peppercorns

    fresh dill

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