Flaky salmon surprise

Yield: 2 Servings

Measure Ingredient
213 grams Canned pink Alaska salmon
250 grams Ready-made puff pastry
100 grams Cucumber; peeled and diced
¼ teaspoon Salt
15 grams Butter
15 grams Plain flour
90 millilitres Milk
3 tablespoons Sour cream
½ teaspoon Freshly chopped tarragon (optional)

Pre-heat the oven to 220 C, 450 F, Gas mark 8. Drain can of salmon, reserve the juice. Set aside. Roll out pastry to 1/2cm / ¼ inch thick. Cut into four 8.5cm / 3-inch rounds. Stand, rolled side down on a dampened baking tray for 30 minutes. Brush upper surface with milk. Bake for 10-15 minutes until golden. Cool. Sprinkle cucumber with ¼ teaspoon salt, leave 15 minutes.

Melt butter in a saucepan. Stir in flour, then salmon juice and milk.

Bring to boil. Mix well.

Add rinsed cucumber, cream, tarragon and salmon. Blend well. Cut each pastry round into three slices crossways. Pile half salmon filling onto bottom slices. Place middle layers on top and remaining filling over these. Top with puff pastry tops. Serve hot with vegetables.

Serves 2. Approx. 800 kcals per serving From: On the Wild Side - Alaska Canned Salmon Recipes Reprinted with permission from Alaska Seafood Marketing Institute Meal-Master compatible recipe format courtesy of Karen Mintzias

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