Grilled Salmon

Gravlax Recipe"

Grilled Salmon

Number of portions: 4
Cooking time: 30 min
Difficulty: Easy


800gr of fresh salmon fillet with skin
1 handful of coarse sea salt
2 handfuls of caster sugar
8 allspice berries
4 bay leaves
100ml of virgin olive oil
100ml of brandy, aluminium foil


  • Remove the scales from the salmon. Wash and dry the fillet. Pour the coarse sea salt and sugar into a bowl and mix together. Apply this mixture on to the prepared salmon, spread over the entire surface, add the spices and allow 20 minutes for it to marinate.
  • After 20 minutes, splash with brandy and marinate for another 2.5 hours.
  • Take the salmon out of the marinade, wash under running water and dry. Sprinkle with olive oil and wrap in aluminium foil.
  • Place the wrapped salmon on to a grill preheated to 180°C and bake for approx. 15 minutes.
  • Then unwrap the aluminium foil and carve off the Graved lax salmon using a spoon.