|Preparation||Start to finish|
|12 hours 21 min.||12 hours 21 min.|
|1||Prepare a good fillet of salmon by removing the skin, any fat (brownish) and bones. Rinse under cold water and dry with absorbant paper.
Note: Do choose the thickest fillet you can, as this is the best bit.
|2||Mix 200 g coarse salt and 150 g caster sugar together...||2 min.|
|3||...to which you can add other herbs and spices of your choice: pink berries, peppercorns, coriander seeds, etc.|
|4||Use a dish that just a little larger than the fish and spread a layer of the salt mixture in the bottom. Lay the fish fillet on top.||2 min.|
|5||Cover the fish with the remaining salt, then cover with plastic film and refrigerate overnight.||12 hours|
|6||Next day, scrape the salt off the top...||3 min.|
|7||...remove the fish, rinse well under cold running water, then dry.
Your gravlax is ready and will now keep for several days (in the fridge).
|8||To make a light sauce, peel and finely chop 1 spring onion (scallion).
Chop a little fresh coriander.
|9||Mix 200 g cream cheese with the chopped onion and coriander, salt, pepper and 1 teaspoon lemon juice.
Your sauce is ready.
|10||Serve the salmon sliced thinly with a little lemon juice or the light herb sauce.||4 min.|
For 4 people : 13.80 €
Per person : 3.45 €
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