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Salmon Fillet with Caviar

Salmon Fillet with Caviar
  • Prep 25 min
  • Total 55 min
  • Ingredients 16
  • Servings 8
These delicious and quick to cook salmon fillet appetizers are made special when served with caviar and a citrusy sauce.
Updated July 6, 2010

Ingredients

Salmon

  • 2 tablespoons chopped fresh basil
  • 2 tablespoons chopped fresh parsley
  • 2 tablespoons fresh lemon juice
  • 1/2 teaspoon garlic salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon coarse ground black pepper
  • 1 (1-lb.) salmon fillet with skin

Sauce

  • 1 cup sour cream
  • 2 tablespoons finely chopped red onion
  • 1 teaspoon grated lemon peel
  • 1 tablespoon fresh lemon juice
  • 1 teaspoon honey
  • 1 teaspoon Dijon mustard

Garnish and Bread

  • Fresh basil
  • Lemon slices or wedges
  • 1/4 cup caviar (2 colors if desired)
  • 24 slices small cocktail bread, halved if desired

Steps

  • 1
    In large skillet, combine 4 cups water, 2 tablespoons basil, parsley, 2 tablespoons lemon juice, garlic salt and pepper. Bring to a boil. Add salmon, skin side down. Reduce heat to medium; cover and cook 6 to 10 minutes or until fish flakes easily with fork.
  • 2
    Remove salmon from skillet. Cool 30 minutes or until completely cooled.
  • 3
    In small serving bowl, combine all sauce ingredients; mix well. Cover loosely; refrigerate until serving time.
  • 4
    Just before serving, place salmon on serving platter. (If desired, carefully remove skin.) Garnish plate with basil and lemon slices. Place caviar on paper towel to drain; sprinkle caviar over salmon. Serve salmon with sauce and bread slices.

  • MAKE-AHEAD TIP: To make ahead, cook salmon and prepare sauce as directed in recipe. Cover each separately; refrigerate up to 24 hours. Serve as directed in recipe.

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
220
Calories from Fat
110
Total Fat
12g
18%
Saturated Fat
5g
25%
Cholesterol
55mg
18%
Sodium
180mg
8%
Total Carbohydrate
13g
4%
Dietary Fiber
1g
4%
Sugars
3g
Protein
16g
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
8%
8%
Vitamin C
4%
4%
Calcium
6%
6%
Iron
6%
6%
Exchanges:
1 Starch; 1 Other Carbohydrate; 2 Lean Meat; 1 Fat;
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
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