Salmon Steaks In Aspic Recipe


Preparation Time45 MinCooking Time15 Min
Ready In1 Hr 0 MinDifficulty LevelMedium
Health IndexAverageServings6
SpecialityMain Ingredient
Interest Group


 Salmon steaks6 (1 inch thick)
 Peppercorns6 , crushed
 Salt1 Teaspoon
 Fresh dill sprigs4
 Onion1 Small, sliced
 Celery stalk1 , chopped
 Carrot1 , sliced
 Boiling water4 Cup (64 tbs)
 Unflavored gelatin2 Tablespoon (2 envelopes)
 Freshly squeezed lemon juice1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
 Cucumber slices8
 Lemon slices4

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 217 Calories from Fat 48

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 5 g8.1%

Saturated Fat 0.86 g4.3%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 78 mg

Sodium 498 mg20.7%

Total Carbohydrates 7 g2.2%

Dietary Fiber 1 g4.1%

Sugars 2.8 g

Protein 35 g69.4%

Vitamin A 40.3% Vitamin C 17.6%

Calcium 4.5% Iron 7.9%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet


Place fish in a large skillet.
Add seasonings, vegetables, and boiling water.
Cover and simmer for about 8 minutes or until fish flakes easily.
Do not overcook.
Cool fish in cooking liquid; transfer to a platter.
Carefully remove skin and bones.
Strain cooking liquid; return liquid to skillet.
Soften gelatin in lemon juice; add to liquid in skillet.
Heat, stirring constantly, until gelatin dissolves.
Pour gelatin mixture into a bowl; refrigerate until just beginning to thicken.
Pour half of the gelatin mixture into a 13 x 9-inch baking dish.
Arrange salmon steaks in the dish.
Spoon remaining gelatin mixture over fish.
Chill until firm.
Cut around each salmon steak, leaving a border of gelatin.
Arrange salmon on a lettuce-lined platter.
Garnish with cucumber slices, lemon slices, and olives.