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Rillettes de Saumon

Rillettes de Saumon
Recipe Date:
November 9, 2019
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Imperial (US)
  • 7 ozs Fresh Salmon Filets
  • 2 1/2 ozs Smoked Salmon (thinly sliced)
  • 1/4 tsp Lemon Zest
  • 2 tbsps Creme Fraiche
  • 1 1/2 tbsps Butter (softened)
  • 5 Chives (finely chopped)
  • 1 nutmeg (pinch)
  • Pepper & Feur de sel (to taste)
  • 1 Baguette (sliced and toasted)

Fill a medium saucepan halfway with water, bring to a simmer, add fresh salmon and poach for 6 minutes, then remove with a slotted spoon and drain. Set aside to cool.

Place the smoked salmon and lemon zest and juice into a medium bowl.

When the cooked salmon is cool, shred it into very small pieces with a fork into the bowl

Add the crème fraîche, butter, chives and nutmeg and mix well with a fork. Season to taste with salt and pepper and cover.

Leave to set in the refrigerator for 2–3 hours.

Serve on toasted baguette slices

Anne's Wine Pairing - 2017 Hyland Chardonnay

Flavors of nutmeg and smoke play with the toasty oak aromas on the wine.  While lemon zest highlights the brighter fresher notes of our crisp Chardonnay.