Monday, November 18, 2013

Zesty Salmon Dip

8 oz fresh Salmon   
4 oz smoke Salmon
½ Cup Mayonnaise
½ Cup Cream cheese (use Salmon Cream Cheese if you want a pronounced Salmon Flavor)
½ Cup Sour Cream
1 tsp Lemon Zest
1 Tbl Lemon Juice As much as you like
¼ Cup of finely chopped Chives or Green Onion
¼ Cup of dill finely chopped 
2 Tbls Roasted Garlic (more is always optional)
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Shot of Hot Sauce

Poach the Fresh Salmon in a Court Bullion first. 
Court Bullion Recipe
Add to a quart of water several pepper corns, bay leaf, Lemon Peel, half the juice of one lemon (optional ½ cup of wine), 1 Tbl Salt,  half of a very small chopped onion and bring to a boil for five minutes then reduce heat to just a simmer.  Add fish and poach for several minutes until cooked through.  Cool off fish. 

Using a fork mash the poached fish with the smoked fish.   Add rest of ingredients.  Adjust seasonings and serve cold.