Icelandic Sushi

2 11 2012

This is actually the Scandinavian Gravlax (Graflax in Icelandic) – grav meaning grave and lax meaning salmon. Although I like to call it chia fish or Icelandic sushi! In this case the rainbow trout is “buried” in a dry marinade of salt, sugar, lemon pepper and dill. The salmon cures for a few days in the refrigerator by the action of osmosis. Above is Hardfiskur which is cold-dried wolf fish.

And this is how one would serve Graflax…

This dish is served as an appetizer on bread with butter. This same method of curing can be used for any fatty fish like trout or sea bass, but salmon is the most common.

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5 11 2012
Kelly Lenihan

I love gravlax, I have been making my own for years.

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