Homemade Gravlax with Black Pepper

In Soviet Russia gravlax is the important part of many holiday tables. Someone bought it, someone made it home.

Homemade Gravlax with Black Pepper

1 lb salmon with skin
2 tablespoons salt (kosher or sea salt)
1 tablespoons sugar
1 tablespoons freshly-ground black pepper.

Rinse your salmon and remove any bones.  In a bowl, mix together your salt,  sugar and pepper.  Sprinkle or spread it on the non-skin side of the salmon.

Wrap the whole thing in cheesecloth.  Place the skin-side-down into a container (to catch the liquid that does come out), like a baking dish.  You can weight down the fish with something heavy. Leave the fish in the fridge for day. Slice and serve.

Homemade Gravlax with Black Pepper
Homemade Gravlax with Black Pepper

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