Salmon rillettes

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Salmon rillettes
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For 6 people, you will need:


PreparationRestingCookingStart to finish
28 min.2 hours10 min.2 hours 38 min.

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1Cook 250 g fresh salmon in a pan of salted simmering water (with the powdered fish fumet if desired).Salmon rillettes : etape 25
2As soon as it becomes opaque, and therefore cooked, remove from pan and drain.Salmon rillettes : etape 25
3Pick over salmon, keeping only flesh and break into flakes.

Set aside.
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4Cut 120 g smoked salmon into fine strips, then cut these into small pieces. The pieces should be as small as possible.

Set aside.
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5Put 120 g butter in a bowl, and mix with a fork until smooth.

Season, then mix again with fork.
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6Add cooked salmon, mix with fork.Salmon rillettes : etape 25
7Add diced smoked salmon, 1 lemon juice and 2 tablespoons Herb olive oil, mix with fork.Salmon rillettes : etape 25
8Chop chives and parsley, add them and mix with fork.

Check seasoning.
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9Fill one or more small terrines, cover with plastic film and refrigerate 2 hours or overnight.

Serve as a starter with toasted bread.
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If you prefer a stronger flavour, you can add a half teaspoon of powdered fish fumet when cooking the salmon.
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