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Gravlax with Aquavit

Do you want to treat your guests to something special, but not spend too much time in the kitchen? Gravlax may be the perfect solution.

Cooking time20 min
Difficulty levelMedium



  • Rinse the fish in cold water and pat dry with a paper towel.

  • Remove any pin bones with pliers. 

  • Break off and crush the dill stalks. 

  • Mix together the spices and coarsely chopped dill. Add the dill stalks.

  • Place the fish skin side down on a plate, rub in the mixture and drizzle with aquavit. 

  • Leave to rest at room temperature for at least 1 hour. 

  • Refrigerate for at least 24 hours before serving.

Gravlax with aquavit will keep in the refrigerator for approx. 4 days.