Salmon Rillettes

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Recipe by Elly in Canada

A different version of salmon rillettes served warm with a sliced crusty French baguette. (I have not made this yet, will update when I do.)

Ingredients Nutrition

  • 3 ounces fresh boneless skinless salmon fillets
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • salt and pepper
  • 12 cup unsalted butter, plus
  • 1 12 tablespoons unsalted butter, cut in small pieces, butter must be room temperature to mix properly
  • 8 ounces french brie cheese, cut into small pieces
  • 1 teaspoon lemon zest
  • 1 tablespoon green onion, chopped
  • 3 12 ounces sliced smoked salmon, chopped in small pieces
  • 1 tablespoon fresh thyme, chopped finely
  • 1 egg


  1. Preheat oven to 375°F.
  2. In a fry pan heat the olive oil.
  3. Season salmon fillet with salt and pepper, put into pan and cook until lightly browned on one side, about 5 minutes. Then repeat and when done, remove from pan and set aside, do not overcook the salmon.
  4. In a bowl mix together the butter, egg, lemon zest and green onions
  5. Add the salmon, smoked salmon and brie, stir gently to combine mixture
  6. Place mixture in small casserole and bake at 375 degrees for 10 - 15 minutes
  7. Remove from oven, stir mixture a few times, then place in serving dish and enjoy with slices of crusty baquette.
  8. This is good warm or cold, leftovers are great!

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