You are here

Cold Salmon Mousse

American.Kitchen's picture
The cold salmon mousse is a geltin fish mousse recipe. Prepared with mayonnaise and heavy cream added to it, the cold salmon mousse is spiced with cayenne and chilled to serve. Delicate to taste, it has a mild lemony flavor to it.
  Red salmon/2 cups cooked fresh salmon 1 Can (10 oz)
  Cayenne 1 Dash
  Unflavored gelatin 1 Tablespoon (1 envelope)
  Fresh lemon juice 2 1⁄2 Tablespoon
  Cold water 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Mayonnaise 3 Tablespoon
  Salt 1 Teaspoon
  Heavy cream 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)

Drain salmon, discard any bones, and mash as smooth as possible with a fork.
Combine salmon with lemon juice, salt, and cayenne.
Sprinkle gelatin over cold water to soften.
Put in a pan of boiling water and stir until gelatin is dissolved.
Add to salmon mixture, then add the mayonnaise and the cream, which has been whipped until it holds a shape.
Pour into a 1 quart mold and chill until firm.
Unmold on a cold platter and garnish with watercress and deviled eggs.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Side Dish

Rate It

Your rating: None
Average: 4.3 (14 votes)

Nutrition Rank

Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 1065 Calories from Fat 733

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 82 g126%

Saturated Fat 21.3 g106.5%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 290.1 mg96.7%

Sodium 2337.5 mg97.4%

Total Carbohydrates 5 g1.7%

Dietary Fiber 0.24 g0.94%

Sugars 1 g

Protein 75 g149.3%

Vitamin A 31.3% Vitamin C 29.7%

Calcium 7.2% Iron 8.7%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

Cold Salmon Mousse Recipe