Salmon Pâté

Salmon Pate Recipe
Photo: Charles Schiller; Styling: Lynn Miller
Serve homemade salmon pâté with an array of crudités at your next party.

Yield:

Serves 8

Recipe Time

Prep: 10 Minutes
Cook: 5 Minutes
Chill: 1 Hours

Nutritional Information

Calories 456
Fat 18 g
Satfat 7 g
Protein 14 g
Carbohydrate 61 g
Fiber 4 g
Cholesterol 51 mg
Sodium 657 mg

Ingredients

8 ounces salmon fillet, skin removed
4 ounces cream cheese, at room temperature
4 tablespoons unsalted butter, at room temperature
2 tablespoons lemon juice
Salt and pepper
1/4 cup finely chopped chives
Assorted crudités

Preparation

1. Place salmon fillet in pan and just cover with cold water. Bring to a boil, then reduce heat and simmer for 5 minutes. Remove from pan and cool completely on a plate, about 30 minutes.

2. Place salmon in food processor and pulse briefly. Add cream cheese, butter and lemon juice; puree until smooth. Season with salt and pepper. Transfer to a bowl, cover and chill for 30 minutes. (Can be made to this point the day before.)

3. Spoon pâté into piping bag with star nozzle and pipe onto vegetables or crackers; sprinkle with chopped chives. Or spoon it into a serving bowl and serve with crudités.

December 2007
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