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:

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


Stage 1 - 10 min.
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Cook 250 g fresh salmon in a pan of salted simmering water (with the powdered fish fumet if desired).

Stage 2 - 2 min.
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As soon as it becomes opaque, and therefore cooked, remove from pan and drain.

Stage 3 - 5 min.
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Pick over salmon, keeping only flesh and break into flakes.

Set aside.

Stage 4 - 7 min.
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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.
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Put 120 g butter in a bowl, and mix with a fork until smooth.

Season, then mix again with fork.

Stage 6 - 3 min.
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Add cooked salmon, mix with fork.

Stage 7 - 3 min.
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Add diced smoked salmon, 1 lemon juice and 2 tablespoons Herb olive oil, mix with fork.

Stage 8 - 3 min.
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Chop chives and parsley, add them and mix with fork.

Check seasoning.

Stage 9 - 2 hours
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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 or 8400 k-joules by day for a woman (change to a man).

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And to drink?: A good dry white wine.

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Herb olive oilHerb olive oil: You can get more informations, or check-out other recipes which use it, for example: Light herb sauce, Little vegetable omelettes, Italian toast, Fine multi-tomato tart, Quick flaky pizza, ... All

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