Marinated Salmon With Sauce

  • 04.02.2005.
  • Moderate difficulty
  • 8 – 10
  • 60 min

Swedish salmon marinated in salt and fresh dill can be bought already prepared under the name gravlax. The pride of Swedish cuisine is considered an exceptional delicacy, and if you prepare it with a sauce from root vegetables, you will experience the true taste of Scandinavia!

Ingredients 8 – 10 

  • 1-1,5 kg salmon
  • 2 bunches of dill
  • 2 tablespoons Vegeta
  • oil for frying
  • For the sauce:
  • 100 g celery root
  • 1 tablespoon Vegeta
  • white pepper in powder
  • 2 tablespoons lemon juice
  • 2 teaspoons white flour soft milled
  • 100 g butter
  • saffron
  • 100 g parsley root
  • 100 g turnip
  • 100 g parsnip
  • 100 g carrot
  • 2 tablespoons cut dill
  • For the side dish:
  • 350 g button mushrooms

Preparation

  1. 1.
    Wash salmon fillets, dry and sprinkle with Vegeta.
  2. 2.
    On the bottom of a porcelain dish arrange a branch of dill, on the dill place salmon fillets, then remaining dill and cover the dish with a foil.
  3. 3.
    Place weight on the covered salmon, store in the refrigerator and let stand over night.
  4. 4.
    Cut the fish into smaller pieces and fry in oil on each side for about 5 minutes.
  5. 5.
    Cleaned root vegetables put to cooking into boiling water (there needs to be sufficient water to cover the vegetables). Add Vegeta and cook on slow fire until soft. Drain and mix the vegetables.
  6. 6.
    Stir in the butter, flour diluted in some water, lemon juice, white pepper and about 200 ml of water in which the vegetables were cooking. Boil it all shortly.

Serving

Serve the salmon with the sauce and fried champignons.

Advice

Fry the fish after you have already prepared the side dish and vegetable sauce.

Energy and nutritive values

Energy and nutritive values are calculated for one serving (i.e. for 1 person). If it is a dessert, energy and nutritive values have been calculated for 100 g.

Nutrient Unit of measure Amount F rda (%) M rda (%)
Energy values kcal / kJ 407 / 1.701 - -
Fat g 27,16 - -
Carbohydrates g 8,98 - -
Dietary fibre g 1,96 - -
Protein g 31,42 - -
Salt g 5,66 0 0
Vitamin A μg 3.573,82 89 71
Vitamin D μg 367,10 184 184
Vitamin C mg 13,18 18 15
Niacin mg 19,55 140 98
Potassium mg 1.044,43 28 28
Phosphorus mg 369,91 46 46
Magnesium mg 59,08 20 15

* RDA is based on daily allowances for women of 2000 kcal, and for men of 2900 kcal at the age of 25 to 50. (Source: DRI reports - Macronutrients, Elements, Vitamins, www.nap.edu; Genesis R&D and Podravka d.d.)