Recipe courtesy of Emeril Lagasse
Print
Total:
24 hr 15 min
Prep:
15 min
Cook:
24 hr
Yield:
18 servings

Ingredients

  • 1 cup kosher salt
  • 1/2 cup chopped fresh dill
  • 2 tablespoons grated orange zest
  • Fresh ground black pepper
  • 3 tablespoons vodka
  • 1/4 cup sugar
  • 1 (4 pound) side of fresh salmon, pin bones removed and rinsed under cold water
  • 1 (4 pound) side of fresh salmon, pin bones removed and rinsed under cold water 
  • 1 1/2 dozen fresh bagels
  • 1 pound cream cheese
  • 1/4 cup minced red onions

Directions

In a mixing bowl, combine the salt, dill, zest, black pepper, vodka, and sugar together. Place the salmon, skin side down, on several large sheets of plastic wrap. Cover the entire salmon with the curing mixture, packing the cure into the salmon. Wrap the salmon completely and tightly in the plastic wrap and place the salmon, skin side down on a 1/2 sheet pan. Place something heavy like a skillet, weights, or a brick (which needs to be wrapped in plastic wrap). This will help infuse the salmon into the mixture. Refrigerate the salmon for 24 hours. Remove the salmon from the refrigerator and wipe off the salt mixture. Rinse the salmon under cold water, removing all the cure. Using a sharp knife, slice the salmon diagonally in paper thin cuts. Serve the Gravlax with the bagels, cream cheese and red onions.

Trending Videos 7 Videos

Get the Recipe

Gabriele's Limoncello 01:28

Gabriele shares his family recipe for a delicious summertime libation.

Similar Topics:

On TV

Unique Eats

8am | 7c

Unique Eats

8:30am | 7:30c

Unique Sweets

9:30am | 8:30c

Unique Sweets

10am | 9c

Unique Sweets

10:30am | 9:30c

Seaside Snacks & Shacks

11:30am | 10:30c

Extreme Cake Makers

2:30pm | 1:30c

Cake Wars

4pm | 3c

Carnival Kings

5:30pm | 4:30c

Carnival Eats

6:30pm | 5:30c

Carnival Eats

7:30pm | 6:30c
On Tonight
On Tonight

Carnival Eats

8pm | 7c

Carnival Eats

8:30pm | 7:30c

Carnival Eats

9:30pm | 8:30c

Food Paradise

10pm | 9c

Food Paradise

11pm | 10c

Carnival Eats

12am | 11c

Carnival Eats

12:30am | 11:30c

Carnival Eats

1am | 12c

Carnival Eats

1:30am | 12:30c

So Much Pretty Food Here