Smoked Salmon Tartare

By Whisper of Yum
  • Total Time:
    15 minutes
  • Servings:
    3 as an appetizer

Ingredients

Smoked Salmon Tartare

  • ⅔ pound Eastern Nova Smoked Salmon, minced
  • 1 teaspoon lemon zest, about one small lemon’s worth
  • 1½ teaspoons lemon juice
  • 1 tablespoon + 1 teaspoon capers, roughly chopped
  • ¾ teaspoon caper brine
  • 2 teaspoons dill, chopped
  • 2 tablespoons + 1 teaspoon shallots, minced
  • 1½ teaspoons olive oil
  • 1 tablespoon chives, thinly sliced for topping

To Pair

  • Toasted Ciabatta
  • Sourdough crackers
  • Persian cucumbers
  • 4 ounces cream cheese, softened, if using ciabatta bread and/or crackers

Instructions

  1. Add salmon, lemon zest, lemon juice, capers, caper brine, dill, shallots, olive to a bowl and mix well.
  2. Place in refrigerator for 10 minutes to allow flavors to marry. Top with chives.
  3. Serve; see below options:

To Serve with Persian Cucumbers

  • Slice cucumbers down the the middle (top to bottom) and use as stick to dip.

To Serve with Ciabatta Bread

  • Slice ciabatta bread into ½ thick slices. Toast to desired level. Top with softened cream cheese and a dollop of smoked salmon tartare.

To Serve with Sourdough Crackers

  • Top with softened cream cheese and a dollop of smoked salmon tartare.