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Salmon Steaks In Aspic

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Ingredients
  Salmon steaks 6 (1 inch thick)
  Peppercorns 6 , crushed
  Salt 1 Teaspoon
  Fresh dill sprigs 4
  Onion 1 Small, sliced
  Celery stalk 1 , chopped
  Carrot 1 , sliced
  Boiling water 4 Cup (64 tbs)
  Unflavored gelatin 2 Tablespoon (2 envelopes)
  Freshly squeezed lemon juice 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Cucumber slices 8
  Lemon slices 4
  Olives 6
Directions

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.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Medium
Course: 
Main Dish
Method: 
Chilling
Interest: 
Holiday, Party
Ingredient: 
Salmon
Preparation Time: 
45 Minutes
Cook Time: 
15 Minutes
Ready In: 
60 Minutes
Servings: 
6

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