Cured Salmon

Ingredients

  • 1 x side of salmon trimmed and pin boned (ask your fishmonger to do this for you)
  • 600g soft brown sugar
  • 400g curing salt
  • 15 juniper berries crushed
  • 2 star anise
  • 15 fennel seeds
  • 15 coriander seeds
  • 3 oranges – zest and juice
  • 300ml beetroot juice
  • 80ml vodka
  • 20ml vodka to brush once cured
  • Small bunch of fresh dill to garnish

Method

In a large bowl mix together the brown sugar, salt, juniper berries, star anise, fennel seeds, and orange zest.

In a separate bowl mix the orange juice, 80ml vodka and the beetroot juice and leave for 5 mins to infuse.  Stir well.

Place half of the sugar and salt cure mix in a flat tray, place the skin of the salmon on the cure mix and use the other half of the cure mix to completely cover the salmon.

Pour over the beetroot and vodka mix and place in the fridge for 48 hours. After 24 hours turn the salmon over so that the skin is on the top and the flesh side on the bottom.

After 48 hours remove the salmon from the cure and lightly wash with cold running water.  Place on a cooling rack in the fridge for 6 hours to dry.  Once dry, brush the remaining 20ml of vodka on the flesh side of the salmon.

Thinly slice and serve with fresh dill and lemon wedges. Best served at room temperature

Executive Head Chef Marc Hardiman

Marc Hardiman, Chef
Marc Hardiman, Chef

 

Marc has worked as a chef throughout the South West of England, the Cotswolds and London. He joined Great Fosters early in 2015 from Bovey Castle in Devon and previous to that was at The Feathers in Woodstock. Marc has a straightforward and honest approach to food. He uses only the freshest ingredients,  preparing them simply with a splash of culinary flair allowing the flavours to shine through.

 

 

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