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Salmon rillettes

Salmon rillettes

A terrine of two kinds of salmon (cooked and smoked) with butter and lemon.

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Last modified on: March 26th 2013

For 6 people, you will need:

How long does it take?

PreparationRestingCookingStart to finish
28 min.2 hours10 min.2 hours 38 min.
Preservation: 1 or 2 days in the fridge, protected from air.
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Step by step recipe

Stage 1
10 min.
Salmon rillettes : Photo of step #1 Cook 250 g fresh salmon in a pan of salted simmering water (with the powdered fish fumet if desired).
Stage 2
2 min.
Salmon rillettes : Photo of step #2 As soon as it becomes opaque, and therefore cooked, remove from pan and drain.
Stage 3
5 min.
Salmon rillettes : Photo of step #3 Pick over salmon, keeping only flesh and break into flakes.

Set aside.
Stage 4
7 min.
Salmon rillettes : Photo of step #4 Cut 120 g smoked salmon into fine strips, then cut these into small pieces. The pieces should be as small as possible.

Set aside.
Stage 5
5 min.
Salmon rillettes : Photo of step #5 Put 120 g butter in a bowl, and mix with a fork until smooth.

Season, then mix again with fork.
Stage 6
3 min.
Salmon rillettes : Photo of step #6 Add cooked salmon, mix with fork.
Stage 7
3 min.
Salmon rillettes : Photo of step #7 Add diced smoked salmon, 1 lemon juice and 2 tablespoons Herb olive oil, mix with fork.
Stage 8
3 min.
Salmon rillettes : Photo of step #8 Chop chives and parsley, add them and mix with fork.

Check seasoning.
Stage 9
2 hours
Salmon rillettes : Photo of step #9 Fill one or more small terrines, cover with plastic film and refrigerate 2 hours or overnight.

Serve as a starter with toasted bread.

Remarks

If you prefer a stronger flavour, you can add a half teaspoon of powdered fish fumet when cooking the salmon.

Nutritional information

% are calculated relative to a Recommended Dietary Intake or RDI of 2000 k-calories by day for a woman (change to a man).

How much will it cost?

For 6 people : 10.36 €
Per person : 1.73 €

Note : These prices are only approximate.

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And to drink?: A good dry white wine.
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