The Vikings traded extensively and were exposed to many varied diets and ingredients. But, a common staple in Viking diets was fish, elk, reindeer, wild game, boar and root vegetables.
Enjoy this dish.
Grilled Salmon Steaks- Serves 4
From Viking Cookbook
Egmont Boker Fredhoi AS-SFG N-0055
4 Fresh Salmon Steaks (about 2 cm thick)
1-2 tablespoon butter
1 teaspoon sea salt
50 g (roughly 1/2 cup) butter
6 crushed juniper berries
50 mi (roughly ¼1/4 cup) chopped chives
Pat the fish slices dry. Mix the ingredients for the game butter and put to chill. Grill the salmon for 3-4 minutes on each side, then salt. Serve with the game butter, grilled leeks and lightly boiled vegetables.