This is a marvellous year round recipe that comes into its' own at Christmas. Easily made with store cupboard ingredients and can be varied to taste so you can make it your own personal party recipe. Decorate with flair and present it with love, even people who don't care for fish will enjoy it spread on crusty bread and with a glass of fizz.
Store Cupboard Salmon Mousse
2 tins of salmon, drained and flaked
half a jar of good quality mayonnaise
tomato ketchup, to give a nice pink colour
lemon juice, Worcester sauce, salt and pepper to taste.
Puree the tinned salmon in a blender and add the mayonnaise and a few tablespoons of cream.
Add a squeeze of lemon, a dash of Worcester sauce and enough ketchup to give a nice pink colour without spoiling the flavour.
When you are happy with the flavour add the dissolved and prepared gelatine and mix thoroughly.
Pour into a jelly mould and leave to set.
keep in the fridge or freeze.
When ready to serve turn out onto an attractive serving dish and decorate with salad, tomatoes, olives, capers, lemon halves.
Hope you like it and it becomes one of your favourite party recipes too.
|Add the gelatine to the salmon mixture|
|Check the seasoning |
|Decorate as you please|
|Taking its' place on the buffet table|