How to Make Smoked Salmon Mousse Canapés

The refreshing crunchiness of a cucumber and the taste of salmon can be enjoyed at any party, wedding, or celebration with this unique canape.


Serves 6 people.

Ingredients

  • 8.5 ounces (240 grams) of cream cheese
  • 3 ounces (80 grams) of smoked salmon
  • 2 tablespoons of heavy cream
  • White pepper
  • 2 small cucumbers
  • 1 tablespoon of caviar
  • Few sprigs of dill

Steps

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    Place the salmon, heavy cream, and white pepper into the blender. Blend the ingredients into a fine puree.
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    Add the cream cheese to the blender and continue blending.
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    Use a spoon to transfer the puree from the blender to a piping bag and set the bag aside for now.
    If a piping bag isn't available, a sandwich baggie can work.
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    Use a vegetable peeler to remove the skin off of the cucumbers horizontally (the long way).
    Create a strip pattern by leaving about a centimeter between each skin part.
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    Cut good sized chunks out of the cucumbers.
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    Scoop out the middle section of the cucumber chunks with a melon ball maker.
    Toss away the flesh or the part you scooped out.
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    Use the piping bag to squirt some of the salmon puree into the cucumber holes. If a sandwich baggie is used, cut a hole in the corner of the bag.
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    Add a dab of caviar to each cucumber.
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    Place a sprig of dill on each set of caviar for the final touch.

Tips

  • You can make the salmon puree up to a day or two before using it. Add several drops of lemon or lime juice while you are blending as a preserve.

Warnings

  • Be careful with the knife; don't cut yourself!

Things You'll Need

  • Knife
  • Cutting board
  • Piping bag
  • Melon ball maker
  • Spoon
  • Blender
  • Peeler

Sources and Citations

  • VideoJug - Original source of information, shared with permission

Article Info

Categories: Party Snacks