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Cured Salmon

Cured Salmon

Course Appetizer
Cuisine American
Keyword cured salmon
Prep Time 1 hour 15 minutes
Total Time 16 hours 40 minutes
Servings 12 servings
Calories 150kcal


  • 2 lb Salmon Fillet
  • 1/2 cup Salt
  • 1/4 cup Vegetable Oil
  • 1 Yellow onion


  • Dry Salmon fillet with paper towel. Salt each side of salmon generously. Place in fridge for 12-18 hours.
    Salmon, on a cutting board, covered in salt
  • Rinse salmon under cold water; let it sit for few minutes in water.
    Rinsing salmon under the sink faucet
  • Slice sideways (you get larger slice), very thin pieces. I tried to do it as thin as possible.
    Slicing salmon into thin slices on a cutting board
  • Place salmon in a dish, cover with oil and diced onions. Let all ingredients sit for at least an hour before serving.


Calories: 150kcal | Carbohydrates: 1g | Protein: 15g | Fat: 9g | Saturated Fat: 4g | Cholesterol: 42mg | Sodium: 4749mg | Potassium: 384mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 1g | Vitamin A: 30IU | Vitamin C: 1mg | Calcium: 14mg | Iron: 1mg