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Gravadlax vs. Gravlax — What's the Difference?

Difference Between Gravadlax and Gravlax




Alternative form of gravlax


Gravlax or graved salmon is a Nordic dish consisting of salmon that is cured using salt, sugar, and dill, and may or may not be smoked. Gravlax is usually served as an appetizer, sliced thinly and accompanied by hovmästarsås (literally "maitre d'hôtel sauce", also known in Sweden as gravlaxsås, in Norway as sennepssaus, literally “mustard sauce”, in Denmark as rævesovs, literally "fox sauce", and in Iceland as graflaxsósa), a dill and mustard sauce, either on bread or with boiled potatoes.


Raw, thinly sliced, cured salmon seasoned with dill and served usually as an appetizer.


Salmon dry-cured in salt, seasoned with dill and sugar, and served usually thinly sliced as an appetizer.

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