Salted Salmon Recipe


Preparation Time10 MinDifficulty LevelEasy
Health IndexHealthyServings22
MethodMain Ingredient
Interest Group


 Salmon5 Pound
 Sugar5 Tablespoon
 Salt2 Teaspoon
 Fresh dill sprigs6
 Coarse salt2 Cup (32 tbs)

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 133 Calories from Fat 32

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 4 g5.5%

Saturated Fat 0.58 g2.9%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 53.6 mg

Sodium 965 mg40.2%

Total Carbohydrates 3 g1.1%

Dietary Fiber 0.01 g0.05%

Sugars 3.4 g

Protein 21 g41.1%

Vitamin A 3.3% Vitamin C 0.77%

Calcium 1.5% Iron 4.6%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet


1. Remove fins, tail, head, and backbone of cleaned fish.
2. Smear a sugar-salt mixture over fish and slice into 2-inch pieces.
3. Chop the leaves of 4 dill sprigs and arrange in large bowl layered with coarse salt.
4. Arrange a part of the sliced fish atop dill, cover with salt, followed by dill. Make a second layer of fish and repeat the process, ending with salt layer, until all the fish and dill leaves are used up.
5. Place a weight atop the fish and refrigerated for 3 days.

6. Serve the fish cold garnished with fresh dill sprigs.