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Coulibiac

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Ingredients
  Butter 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
  Onion 1 Medium, chopped
  Long grain rice 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Water 4 1⁄4 Cup (68 tbs)
  Chicken bouillon cube 1
  Puff pastry 2 Pound, frozen and thawed
  Salmon 1⁄2 Pound, flaked
  Lemon 1 , juiced
  Mushrooms 1 1⁄4 Cup (20 tbs), sliced
  Hard boiled eggs 2 , sliced
  Egg 1 , beaten
  Salt To Taste
  Pepper To Taste
Directions

1 Coulibiac is a traditional, hot, Russian fish pie usually made with salmon. It is served with sour cream 1 Preheat the oven to 400°F.
2 Heat the butter in a saucepan and saute the onion until soft. Add the rice and simmer for 3 minutes until transparent. Add the water and crumble in the bouillon cube. Bring to a boil, then simmer for 20 minutes, until the rice is cooked.
3 Roll out the pastry into an oblong shape on a floured board until it is 1/8 thick.
Place a layer of the cooked rice in the center, then a layer of salmon. Pour on the lemon juice and top with the sliced mushrooms. Season with salt and pepper.
Cover with more rice and arrange the slices of hard-boiled eggs along the top.
4 Wrap the pastry over so that it resembles a bread loaf and place on a greased baking sheet. Brush the top with beaten egg and make a decorative pattern with a fork.
5 Bake in the oven for 30 minutes. Serve with a dish of sour cream or shrimp sauce.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Easy
Cuisine: 
American
Method: 
Baked
Ingredient: 
Fish
Servings: 
6

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