Smoky Brae - Smoked Gravlax Cure 100g

  • €5.50

Okay, not Irish, but something special from our fellow Celts across the water.

Cure your own delicious smoky salmon using a uniquely blended smoked cure mix- make smoked salmon at home without smoking the salmon!  All you need is a fresh piece of salmon- go for a whole side, the best quality you can afford- and Smoky Brae Smoked Gravlax Cure mix. Chefs have been loving this recently at trade shows, they could not believe the salmon had not been traditionally smoked.

Smoky Brae’s Smoked Gravlax Cure is handcrafted in Scotland by a Kilted Highlander.  The sea salt and demerara sugar have been traditionally cold smoked low and slow using a secret blend of hardwoods to achieve an amazing smoky cure mix to make delicious smoky Gravlax. 

Alternatively use it for curing other fish, seasoning meat, vegetables or in meat rubs.


Smoky Gravlax with Prosecco Mustard Canapes


For the Gravlax:​

1 x fillet of very fresh salmon with skin - recipe based on 450g fillet
50g Smoked Gravlax Cure to each 450g of salmon
Fresh dill

For the Prosecco Mustard:

75g Yellow mustard seeds
10g Brown mustard seeds
50ml Red wine vinegar
75ml Prosecco
Pinch Brown sugar
Black Pepper

Canapés - 24 x Blinis


For the Gravlax:

1.   Pat fish dry and place cut side down in a suitable dish (ceramic or glass is perfect) approx the same size as your salmon
2.   Thoroughly mix the smoked gravlax cure and sprinkle 25g of the mix onto the skin rubbing in gently and evenly
3.   Flip the fish over and repeat with 25g of cure on the cut side
4.   If using dill (recommended!) press this onto the fish
5.   Cover dish with cling film and leave to cure for 48-72 hours (48 hour minimum) turning every 12 hours
6.   Remove from dish, discard the liquid, rinse the salmon under cold water, slice and place onto blinis

For the Prosecco Mustard:

1.   Place the mustard seeds, sugar, red wine vinegar & a pinch of salt in a frying pan 
2.   Heat until bubbling, then simmer for 3-4 minutes, or until the seeds have absorbed some of the vinegar
3.   Remove the pan from the heat & stir in 50ml of the prosecco
4.   Transfer the mixture to a food processor & blend to a fine purée, add the remaining prosecco halfway through. Season to taste
5.   Serve on top of the canapés or to the side

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