Appetizers/ Fish & Seafood

Salmon Mousse – Gorgeous Appetizer for Holiday

The best thing about this appetizer that you may prepare it one or two days before the Holiday.

Salmon Mousse

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Serves: Yield : 12 portions

Ingredients

  • 1 envelope unflavored gelatin
  • ¼ cup of cold water
  • ½ cup broth from poached salmon
  • 1/2 cup mayonnaise
  • 1 tablespoon fresh lemon juice
  • 1 tablespoon finely grated onion
  • dash of Tabasco
  • ¼ teaspoon sweet paprika
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 2 tablespoons finely chopped fresh dill
  • 1 pound finely flaked poached fresh salmon
  • 1cup heavy cream
  • Toast, tomatoes, boiled egg, dill, salmon fish row, a slice of lemon for serving

Instructions

1

To cook poached salmon you need to put 1/2 cup of wine, 1/2 cup of water, dill, parsley and a few thin slices of yellow onion in a saute pan, and bring to a simmer on medium heat.

2

Place salmon fillets, skin-side down on the pan. Cover.

3

Cook 5-7 minutes or to desired done-ness. Do not overcook.

4

Soften the gelatin in the cold water in a large mixing bowl.

5

Stir in the boiling broth from poached salmon and whisk the mixture slowly until the gelatin dissolves.

6

Cool to room temperature.

7

Whisk in the mayonnaise, lemon juice, grated onion, Tabasco, paprika, salt, and dill.

8

Stir to blend completely and refrigerate until the mixture begins to thicken slightly about 20 minutes.

9

Fold in the finely flaked salmon. In a separate bowl, whip the cream until it is thickened to soft peaks and fluffy.

10

Fold gently into the salmon mixture.

11

Transfer the mixture to a 6 to 8 prepared ramekins, or decorative mold.

12

Cover and refrigerate for at least 4 hours.

13

Garnish with toast, tomatoes, boil an egg, dill, salmon fish row.

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5 Comments

  • Reply
    Dzoli
    November 22, 2011 at 4:59 am

    This looks great.And taste is amazing I am sure with ingredients u used.It will sure please any table:)

  • Reply
    Grubarazzi
    November 22, 2011 at 5:47 pm

    This really is a gorgeous appetizer for the holidays. I'm saving this one for Christmas!

  • Reply
    Anonymous
    November 23, 2011 at 5:09 am

    You're right – it is absolutely gorgeous! Thanks for sharing and Happy Thanksgiving!

  • Reply
    Yelena
    November 23, 2011 at 3:20 pm

    Happy Thanksgiving, my dear friends, to you and your families!

  • Reply
    Purabi Naha
    November 24, 2011 at 11:37 am

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