Marinated Salmon with Lemon Mousse Mayo Recipe
Marinated Salmon with Lemon Mousse Mayo
Total time: less than 15 minutes

Preparation time: under 10 minutes
Marinating time: 30 minutes
Cooking time: None

Difficulty: Easy
Chef's Note

To make the recipe for 4 people, for the mousse mayo double the quantity of oil and lemon only.

For a simpler version, used purchased gravlax.

For 2 servings

Marinated raw salmon
- 4 slices of salmon, paper-thin
- 1 lemon
- 2 Tbsp. oil
- 1 Tbsp. coarse salt
- 1 Tbsp. fresh chopped dill

Mousse mayo
- 1 egg, separated
- 1 tsp. strong mustard
- 125 ml (1/2 cup) oil
- 1 lemon
- white pepper

- 4 thin cucumber slices
- 4 sprigs of dill


  1. Lay the salmon slices flat on a large plate without overlapping.
  2. Drizzle with lemon juice and oil.
  3. Sprinkle with coarse salt and dill.
  4. Marinate 30 minutes.

Mousse mayo

  1. Make the mayonnaise: whisk the mustard into the egg yolk, then slowly and gradually whisk in the oil to emulsify.
  2. Grate the lemon to obtain 1/2 tsp. fine zest. Halve the lemon and juice one half.
  3. Add the lemon juice and zest to the mayonnaise. Season with pepper to taste.
  4. Beat the egg white to stiff peaks.
  5. Gently fold the beaten egg white into the mayonnaise. Refrigerate until serving time.
Marinated Salmon with Lemon Mousse Mayo 1
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