Salmon Mousse With Capers

Total Time
3hrs 30mins
Prep 30 mins
Cook 3 hrs

Splendid recipe because extremely refined though really easy. Other advantage : you can cook it one day ahead.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Cook the potato in salted water; gently fry the salmon fillets in a pan.
  2. Take skin and bones off the salmon fillets; crumble them roughly.
  3. Peel the potato, crumble it roughly.
  4. In an processor, put the salmon, potato, cream, lemon juice, mustard, the 3 teaspoons of capers, salt and pepper.
  5. Mix the whole for at least 2 minutes. Taste the mixture and adjust seasoning.
  6. Pour in a mould and leave in the fridge for at least 3 hours. Ideally make it half a day before serving.
  7. Serve on a bed of lettuce, making "balls" of mousse with a spoon. Sprinkle a few capers on it (left spoonful).
  8. TRICK : you can replace salmon fillets by canned salmon which still will give you a very good entrée with the most simple recipe (just mix everything) -- .


Most Helpful

This one gets 2 stars for the canned Salmon version. Since I didn't have any fresh salmon on hand I tried this using canned salmon. My husband, who is NOT at all picky, will try anything and never refused to eat anything I've made for him - spit this out. It fared no better at the luncheon I took it to. Many of the 50+ women who attended put it on their plates, and almost no one ate it. I thought it was sort of strong and fishy myself, and I adore Salmon. So I recommend NOT using canned Salmon.

KnitCrazyDeborah May 13, 2010

Very light and airy! I added dill there is simple no way to top this! Thanks!

Rita~ June 24, 2007

Excellent mousse!!! I loved it, so refesing and tasty. I love capers so I added some more and I also garnish some of it with some fresh dill. Lovely. I served half with crackers and the other half as a wrap on tortillas as a lunch. So good, thanks Sage! Made it for ZWT3.

katia June 20, 2007

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