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Gravlax with Norwegian Caviar Sauce

Makes 8 servings

Notes: Gravlax may also be sold as Norwegian-style salmon. You can make the caviar sauce up to 1 day ahead; cover and chill. Prep Time: about 8 minutes.

 3/4 cup sour cream
 1/4 cup whipping cream
 1/2 teaspoon grated lemon peel
 1/4 teaspoon fresh-ground pepper
 1 jar (2 oz.) red lumpfish roe (Norwegian caviar)
 1 pound thinly sliced gravlax (see notes)
  Fresh dill sprigs, rinsed
 1 jar (2 oz.) black lumpfish roe (optional)
Step 1

In a bowl, stir together sour cream, whipping cream, lemon peel, and pepper.

Step 2

Pour red lumpfish roe into a fine wire strainer and rinse under cold running water. Drain well and stir into sour cream mixture.

Step 3

Arrange gravlax on a platter or plates. Garnish with dill sprigs. Rinse black lumpfish roe in a fine wire strainer, drain, and put in a small bowl. Serve red caviar sauce and black caviar with gravlax to add to taste.

Nutrition Facts

Servings Makes 8 servings

Amount Per Serving
Calories 176Calories from Fat 61
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 12g19%

Saturated Fat 6.3g32%
Cholesterol 69mg23%
Sodium 561mg24%
Total Carbohydrate 2.5g1%

Dietary Fiber 0.0g0%
Protein 13g26%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily value may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.