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Salmon 'Tartare' Spread Recipe

Salmon 'Tartare' Spread

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"Start everyone with a glass of bubbly and this Salmon 'Tartare' Spread served on kettle-style potato chips, sesame crackers or toasts."

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  1. Pulse capers, until coarsely chopped, in a food processor fitted with a steel blade. Add salmon, dill, oil and lemon zest; pulse until salmon is finely chopped and well-mixed. Stir in red onion. Serve with kettle-style potato chips, sesame crackers or toasts. If you assemble the hors d'oeuvres (rather than letting guests make their own), top each tartare-covered toast or chip with a thin slice of lemon, rind and all.
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  • Copyright 2006 USA WEEKEND and columnist Pam Anderson. All rights reserved.

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Apr 16, 2006

I loved this recipe - it was so easy to make and it was a huge hit at our dinner party. I didn't change anything from the original recipe, and ot

Jun 19, 2006

First of all, this was really salty! Secondly, I felt there was too much lemon zest. I won't make this again, but I enjoyed trying it.


6 Ratings

Jan 23, 2009

Love this! So easy and was a huge hit on toast. Will make again!

Jun 23, 2014

Delicious. Will make again. A nice, cool dish in summer. Ate with pretzel crackers. I did not think it was too salty. Too salty could be caused by the salmon (if the person who smoked it left it sitting in the brine too long, it gets too salty), the capers (if concerned, rinse them before use to totally get rid of salt brine), or the chips/crackers you're eating the stuff on. But for what it's worth, I didn't rinse the capers and I used salted crackers, so if you find it too salty I'd probably point the finger at your smoked salmon.

Mar 17, 2013

It was meh and salty. I used it with BBQ Kettle chips. I highly recommend making this earlier enough to give the flavors time to meld. It was definately better the next day.


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  • Calories
  • 54 kcal
  • 3%
  • Carbohydrates
  • 0.6 g
  • < 1%
  • Cholesterol
  • 5 mg
  • 2%
  • Fat
  • 3.7 g
  • 6%
  • Fiber
  • 0.2 g
  • < 1%
  • Protein
  • 4.3 g
  • 9%
  • Sodium
  • 280 mg
  • 11%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

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