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Salmon Salad

Jean Allsopp
Yield Makes 3 cups
You can use leftover grilled, baked, or sautéed salmon to make this as a sandwich filling or as a dip for crackers or bagel chips.

Ingredients

  • 1 (1-pound) salmon fillet
  • 1/3 cup mayonnaise
  • 1/3 cup sour cream
  • 4 teaspoons fresh lemon juice
  • 1 tablespoon diced red onion
  • 2 tablespoons chopped capers
  • 2 tablespoons fresh dill, chopped
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper

How to Make It

  1. Place salmon in a Dutch oven, and add water to cover by 1 to 1 1/2 inches. Cover Dutch oven, and bring to a simmer; simmer 10 minutes. Remove from heat, and let stand 5 minutes. Transfer salmon to a large bowl. Cool fish, and flake.

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  2. Fold in mayonnaise, sour cream, and lemon juice. Stir in remaining ingredients. Cover and chill 30 minutes.