Total Time
Prep 45 mins
Cook 1 hr 15 mins

A delightful party treat. I have also made this using a chunk of smoked salmon, which is a nice twist on the original.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Poach the salmon with the bay leaf in 1 1/2 cups water.
  2. When firm, drain and keep the stock.
  3. Discard the bay leaf and any skin and bones, and flake the salmon.
  4. Soak the gelatine in 1/4 cup of the cooled salmon stock.
  5. Heat the remaining stock and stir into the gelatine until dissolved.
  6. Put the stock, the salmon, the mayonnaise, lemon juice and seasonings into a food processor and whizz well.
  7. Pour into a lightly oiled 8" x 4" loaf pan.
  8. Chill until set.
  9. Unmold and garnish with a few fronds of dill.
Most Helpful

Great and simple recipe. You can substitute 2 TBSP dried chives and 2 TBSP dried dill (soaked in minimum water if fresh not available). Processing can be done in the cooking pot with a kitchen wizz blender stick to reduce washing up

p_jandrews September 08, 2008