I love smoked salmon, but 90% of the time I eat it with bagels or bread with cream cheese and fixings. What are your favorite non-bagel/bread dishes with smoked salmon?
I find it works well in salads, on wheat crackers, wrapped in flour tortillas, as a pizza topping, in pasta or just as a finger food. I've never had it on a bagel.
There's an appetizer I make that my friends always ask for. Ridiculously simple. Put a piece of smoked salmon on a salt & pepper kettle chip. Then a dollup of creme fraiche with lemon zest.
Can add some chivies. Little bits of crunch and flavor!
Favorites include a simple appetizer of smoked salmon, finely minced shallot, Whipped cream cheese and touch of horseradish cream for crackers or pieces of pumpernickel.
Ravioli filling of smoked salmon with goat cheese, minced chives witha touch of cream or buttermilk.
Pasta sauce of smoked salmon and a bechamel sauce, fontina and a little crumbled bacon, maybe some fresh peas mixed in.
Smoked salmon chowder with whitefish, monkfish, celery, potatoes, dill or thyme.
Quiche with smoked salmon, goat cheese and dill, maybe a tomatoe mixed in,
Smoked salmon risotto made with shrimp or fish stock , shallots, minced fennel fronds and cream fraiche in lieu of traditional cheeses.
Smoked salmon grilled cheese on toasted onion rye spread with mayo/horseradish cream mixture and topped with tallegio before going under the broiler.
Our favorite is a simple tray of make yourself appetizers of smoked salmon spritzed with a touch of fresh lemon, dressed with very fine ground white pepper served besides ramakins of minced dill, minced shallot, sour cream, small or chopped capers and a couple diced hard boiled eggs to gild the lily onto thin rounds of toasted rye, pumpernickel, or ciabatta. Served with a high quality iced vodka that is a great way to end the work week with minimal prep time.