Mix salt, sugar and pepper. Rub the fish with the mixture. Add dill. Wrap in foil and put in a dish. Refrigerate for 36 to 48 hours, with a light weight on top of the fish. Turn the salmon several times.
Before serving, scrape off the dill and seasoning and cut into thin slices on the diagonal.
Serve with Hovmastarsas, sweet dill and mustard sauce.
Hovmastarsas Sweet Dill and Mustard Sauce:
Whisk together mustard, sugar and vinegar. Add salt and pepper to taste. Add the oil in a thin stream, stirring constantly. Add the chopped dill. Store in refrigerator.
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