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Cured Salmon

Cured Salmon Gravlax (Crazy Easy)

This simple, cured salmon will have you wondering why you ever splurged on expensive store bought varieties in the past. Perfect for quick appetizers!
Course Appetizer
Cuisine American
Keyword cured salmon
Prep Time 1 hour 15 minutes
Total Time 1 hour 15 minutes
Servings 12 servings
Calories 111kcal
Author Natalya Drozhzhin



  • Pat the salmon fillet down with a paper towel. Salt each side of the fillet generously, wrap it tightly in plastic wrap, and place it in the fridge for 12-24 hours.
    Salmon, on a cutting board, covered in salt
  • Rinse the salmon under cold water and let it soak for a few minutes in a bowl of water. Remove the salmon from the water and pat it dry.
    Rinsing salmon under the sink faucet
  • Using a sharp knife, slice the fillet at an angle into very thin pieces.
    Slicing salmon into thin slices on a cutting board
  • Place the salmon in a dish. Cover it with oil and diced onions. Let all the ingredients sit for at least an hour before serving. Enjoy


Calories: 111kcal | Carbohydrates: 1g | Protein: 15g | Fat: 5g | Saturated Fat: 1g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 2g | Monounsaturated Fat: 2g | Cholesterol: 42mg | Sodium: 4749mg | Potassium: 385mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 1g | Vitamin A: 30IU | Vitamin C: 1mg | Calcium: 14mg | Iron: 1mg