Total Time
4hrs 20mins
Prep 20 mins
Cook 4 hrs

This is a wonderful last minute or make ahead and freeze appetizer (they can be frozen up to 1 month). The recipe comes from The Canadian Living Christmas Book. Cooking time is time in freezer (must freeze for at least 4 hours).

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Lay some plastic wrap on your work surface and arrange the salmon on top in a 12 x 8 inch rectangle.
  2. Mix cheese with dill and spread over salmon.
  3. Press row of capers into cheese along one long edge.
  4. Beginning at edge with capers, roll up jelly roll style to enclose capers in center.
  5. Wrap in plastic wrap, squeezing to form smooth cylinder, and twist ends closed.
  6. Freeze for at least 4 hours or up to 1 month.
  7. To serve, thaw roll for 10 minutes, slice thinly, and arrange on cucumber slices.
  8. Garnish with onion and dill.
  9. Let stand for 10 minutes at room temperature.


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I followed the instructions as listed except for decorating with onions and was pleased with the end result. Paired very well with sushi.

queenbeatrice August 27, 2010

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