Photo: Hector Sanchez 
Hands-on Time
15 Mins
Total Time
36 Hours 15 Mins
Serves 6

How to Make It

Step 1

Stir together first 5 ingredients in a medium bowl. Rub half of mixture (about 1 1/2 cups) on both sides of salmon. Place in a 13- x 9-inch baking dish, skin side down, and cover flesh of salmon with remaining salt mixture. Cover with plastic wrap, and chill 36 hours.

Step 2

Rinse salmon under cold water. Pat dry, and remove and discard skin. Thinly slice salmon, and serve with Dill-Horseradish Cream and toasted sourdough bread slices.

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Ratings & Reviews


May 05, 2016
I made this for guests and no one could eat it because it was so salty!!!  The dill horseradish sauce was fabulous and helped cut the saltiness of the salmon.  I would never make this again....If you love salty stuff you will probably love this.  We threw it all in the garbage.