Smoked Salmon Rillette

This recipe is not only the perfect way to make use of strips of leftover smoked salmon, but also makes an ideal appetizer or canape before a celebration meal. The combination of the smoky salmon with sour cream, tangy capers, a small amount of heat and citrus is perfect with crackers, potato chips or crostini.

Smoked Salmon Rillette by Simon Majumdar

Smoked Salmon Rillette Recipe

(Serves About 4)



  • 6 oz Wild Alaskan Smoked Salmon (Flaked)

  • ½ Cup Sour Cream

  • 1 Bunch Fresh Dill (chopped)

  • 1 Clove Garlic (Minced)

  • 1 Bunch Chives (Chopped)

  • 1 Lemon (Juice and Zest)

  • 1 Shallot (Fine Dice)

  • 1 Teaspoon Red Pepper Flakes

  • ½ Teaspoon Salt

  • ½ Teaspoon Ground Black Pepper


  1. Fold all the ingredients together in a mixing bowl, until they are well combined.

  2. Place in a fridge safe container and chill until ready to serve.

  3. Check seasoning before serving and serve with potato chips or crackers.