Lemon Cured Wild Alaskan Salmon Gravlax

It was good piece of wild Alaskan salmon and I made very easy and tasty gravlax with lemon zest.

Lemon Cured Wild Alaskan Salmon Gravlax

2 tbsp. kosher salt
1 tbsp. sugar
Zest of 1/2 lemon (for more flavor add orange and lime zest)
1 lb. of Alaskan salmon

In a bowl mix salt, zest, and sugar. Place salmon skin side down on paper towel and cover it with the mixture. Wrap the salmon with pepper towel placing it skin side down in a shallow container. Place in fridge for 24 hours minimum. Wipe off mix, slice thin and serve or freeze whole for up to 6 months.

Lemon Cured Wild Alaskan Salmon Gravlax

Update from May 8, 2012:

I made citrus cured salmon with lemon, lime and orange zest.

Lemon Cured Wild Alaskan Salmon Gravlax

Lemon Cured Wild Alaskan Salmon Gravlax

Lemon Cured Wild Alaskan Salmon Gravlax

Lemon Cured Wild Alaskan Salmon Gravlax
Lemon Cured Wild Alaskan Salmon Gravlax

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