Gravlax with Mustard Dill Sauce
Serves 12

 The perfect family style appetizer to tie everyone over until any meal; you’ll want to have this ‘appie’ everyday.



1 cup chopped dill
2/3 cups kosher salt
2/3 cups granulated sugar
2 tsp pink or black peppercorns, crushed
1 750g skin-on salmon fillet

Mustard Dill Sauce:

1/4 cup honey mustard
1/4 cup canola oil
3 tbsp dill, chopped
1 tbsp Dijon mustard
1 tbsp white wine vinegar


  1. Line a baking sheet with 2 overlapping pieces of plastic wrap. 
  2. In bowl, combine dill, salt, sugar and peppercorns. Sprinkle 1/2 cup of the salt mixture in centre of prepared pan; place salmon, skin side down, over top. Sprinkle with remaining salt mixture.
  3. Fold plastic wrap over fish, wrapping tightly. Place separate baking sheet on fish; weigh down with six 540 ml cans. Refrigerate for 48 hours.
  4. Unwrap fish; under cold running water, rinse off salt mixture. Pat dry.
  5. Using chef’s knife, thinly slice on 45-degree angle without cutting through skin.
  6. In small bowl, combine honey mustard, oil, dill, Dijon mustard and vinegar.
  7. Serve fish with mustard dill sauce and rye bread.



Calories: 126
Fat: 8g
Carbohydrates: 5g
Protein: 8g

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