How about this festive salmon appetizer to start your holiday dinner off right? Not only are you giving your guest a tasty beginning but one that is packed with those heart healthy omega-3 fatty acids.
8 ounces smoked salmon
1 cucumber, seedless, plastic wrapped
1/4 cup creme fraîche or 2 ounces sour cream
1 Caviar, American Osetra - 1 ounce
Fresh dill sprigs
Slice cucumber 1/4-inch thick on a slight bias angle, making 24 slices.
Place 1/2 teaspoon creme fraîche to one side of the cucumber slice.
Arrange 1/4 teaspoon Caviar on top of creme fraîche.
Garnish each cumber with a small sprig of fresh dill.
Cut smoked salmon into 3 x 1-inch strips.
Roll strips up.
Place 1 strip on top of each decorated cucumber slice.
Chill for 15 minutes before serving.
Yield: 8 servings
Source: Fishking Processors, Inc.
Recipe and photo credit: National Fisheries Institute