Gravad Mackerel

Gravad Mackerel

2 pounds mackerel fillets

1/2 cup sugar

3 tablespoons salt

1 tablespoon caraway seeds

5 tablespoons finely chopped dill

In a bowl, combine sugar, salt, caraway seeds, and dill; mix well. Sprinkle the bottom of a large dish with a handful of the mixture. Place a layer of the fish in the dish, then sprinkle with more of the sugar mixture; repeat layers until all fish has been covered in the cure. Cover the dish and place in the refrigerator for 1 to 2 days. Serve by slicing thinly.