Salmon Dip with Tarragon

Salmon Dip with Tarragon

Spice up a simple salmon dip with fresh tarragon and lemon.

Coastal Living MARCH 2001

  • Yield: 3 1/4 cups


  • 1 (12-ounce) salmon fillet
  • 1/2 cup mayonnaise
  • 1/2 cup sour cream
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons grated lemon rind
  • 2 tablespoons fresh lemon juice
  • 1/4 cup diced celery
  • 1/4 cup diced red bell pepper
  • 3 tablespoons finely chopped green onions
  • 1 to 2 tablespoons chopped fresh tarragon
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt


Fish in a Flash: Pour water to a depth of 2 inches into a large skillet; bring to a boil. Add fish, and return to a boil. Cover, reduce heat. and simmer 5 to 8 minutes or until fish flakes with a fork. Remove from skillet with a slotted spoon; cool slightly. Flake into bite-size pieces.

Stir together fish and remaining ingredients. Cover and chill 1 to 2 hours. Garnish, if desired.


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