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    Salmon Surprise

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    1 hrs 45 mins

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    45 mins

    JoyfulCook's Note:

    Its a surprisingly delicious way of serving salmon, a surprise because when I first made it, I just put things in first and - then had to remember what I had done! Its a reasonably healthy dish too being a mixture of freshly cooked salmon, tomatoes etc. wrapped in puff pastry It serves a whole bunch of friends - either as a hot meal and wonderful at a buffet as you can prepare it well ahead of time and serve it cold.

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    1. 1
      Cook the rice in boiling water for 11-12 minutes, or until just cooked, dont overcook as it goes mushy. and rinse with cold water, drain and allow to cool.
    2. 2
      Simmer the Salmon fillets, allow to cool then strip off any skin and remove the bones, break up the flesh unto small crumbly pieces.
    3. 3
      heat up the butter in a medium sized saucepan and saute the onion gently for at least 3 minutes, add a tiny amount more butter, if it starts to stick, or a splash of water also does the trick.
    4. 4
      Drain the tomatoes retaining some of the liquid, in case it gets too dry and simmer for 15 minutes and leave to cool.
    5. 5
      Pre heat oven to 400-420.
    6. 6
      Combine the rice with the onion and tomato mix, the flaked salmon, parsley lemon zest, h alf of the beaten egg and the juice, season with the pepper and salt.
    7. 7
      Rollout the puff pastry to a large oblong about 12x16 inches. arrange the mix down the middle of the pastry like a meatloaf, brush the edges of te pastry with water and wrap the ends over then the sides.
    8. 8
      Turn over and place on a lined biscuit tray, brush the top with the beaten egg, and snip vents along the top.
    9. 9
      Bake for about 35-45 minutes in a hot oven.

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    Nutritional Facts for Salmon Surprise

    Serving Size: 1 (1473 g)

    Servings Per Recipe: 1

    Amount Per Serving
    % Daily Value
    Calories 584.6
    Calories from Fat 320
    Total Fat 35.6 g
    Saturated Fat 10.3 g
    Cholesterol 74.5 mg
    Sodium 269.7 mg
    Total Carbohydrate 47.9 g
    Dietary Fiber 3.1 g
    Sugars 3.0 g
    Protein 19.3 g

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