Serving up Salmon - Savor the Taste of Alaska at Home
The recipes provided below are just a sampling of the culinary delights you can prepare with salmon at home.
Hot Artichoke & Salmon Spread
Preheat oven to 350 . Liberally grease a 11/2-quart glass baking dish. Combine artichoke hearts, mayonnaise, cheese, salmon and Tabasco sauce. Mix well and spoon into the baking dish. Top with almonds. Bake for 15-20 minutes or until hot. Garnish with parsley. Serve on crackers. Serves 12.
Mash the salmon with a fork. Add the remaining ingredients and mix well. Serve on rye toast or any type of cracker, garnished with caviar and parsley. Serves six.
Salmon with Pesto
Prepare the grill or broiler. Brush the steaks with oil and sprinkle with salt and pepper. Grill or broil for 3 minutes on each side. Serve hot or at room temperature with pesto. Serves four.
In a blender or food processor, combine the basil, garlic and nuts until finely chopped. Gradually blend in the oil. Add salt and pepper to taste.
Salmon Rissoles1 pound fresh salmon
Season the Bechamel sauce with salt, pepper, paprika and dill or parsley. Break the fresh salmon into a bowl and whisk it until reduced to a mousse-like consistency. Blend in the sauce and form into 23/4-inch round cakes, about 1 inch thick. Break the egg into a dish and stir it lightly. Dip each rissole in the egg and then coat with bread crumbs. Pan-fry in butter or margarine until golden brown on each side. Arrange on a plate and garnish; serve with tartar sauce or mayonnaise. Serves four.
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