Smoked Salmon Rillette with Pickled Cucumber

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Recipe by: Jun Tanaka

Ingredients

  • 200g Technique: Poaching A way of cooking ingredients in simmering water. I know this Teach me, please poached fresh salmon fillet flaked
  • 200g smoked salmon Technique: Chop To cut large ingredients or dishes into smaller chunks using a sharp knife. You can chop using a serrated blade fitted inside your food processor. I know this Teach me, please chopped
  • 1 tbsp mayonnaise
  • 3 tbsp crème fraiche
  • 1 tsp creamed horseradish
  • ½ lemon juice
  • Pinch cayenne pepper
  • 1 tbsp Technique: Chop To cut large ingredients or dishes into smaller chunks using a sharp knife. You can chop using a serrated blade fitted inside your food processor. I know this Teach me, please chopped chives
  • ½ tbsp Technique: Chop To cut large ingredients or dishes into smaller chunks using a sharp knife. You can chop using a serrated blade fitted inside your food processor. I know this Teach me, please chopped dill
  • Sprig dill for garnish
  • For the Pickled Cucumber:

  • ½ cucumber peeled and finely Technique: Slicing Cutting a larger piece of food into even pieces or strips. I know this Teach me, please sliced
  • 200ml white wine vinegar
  • 75g sugar
  • For the Melba Toast:

  • 2 Technique: Slice Cutting a thin piece or pieces from a larger ingredient or dish. You can slice ingredients using a slicing disc fitted inside your food processor. I know this Teach me, please slices white bread

Use imperial measurements

Method

How to make Smoked Salmon Rillette with Pickled Cucumber

In a large bowl mix all the ingredients for the salmon rillette and season with salt. Spoon into 4 x 200ml kiln jars. Smooth the surface of the rillette with the back of a spoon. Place in the fridge until ready to serve. To pickle the cucumber, warm the vinegar and sugar until the sugar dissolves. When cool add the cucumber Technique: Slice Cutting a thin piece or pieces from a larger ingredient or dish. You can slice ingredients using a slicing disc fitted inside your food processor. I know this Teach me, please slices . Leave in the liquid for one hour.

To make the Melba toast, toast the bread, cut off the crusts, Technique: Slice Cutting a thin piece or pieces from a larger ingredient or dish. You can slice ingredients using a slicing disc fitted inside your food processor. I know this Teach me, please slice in half to obtain two thin squares, place the cut size on a Technique: Chop To cut large ingredients or dishes into smaller chunks using a sharp knife. You can chop using a serrated blade fitted inside your food processor. I know this Teach me, please chopping board and gently rub against the board to remove the excess bread. Cut in half diagonally, place on a tray and leave in a low oven for ten minutes. To serve, place a few Technique: Slice Cutting a thin piece or pieces from a larger ingredient or dish. You can slice ingredients using a slicing disc fitted inside your food processor. I know this Teach me, please slices of pickled cucumber on the rillette, garnish with a sprig of dill and serve with the Melba toast.

Inactive prep. time: 1 hour.