Making a salmon appetizer is easy, particularly with smoked salmon. From salmon rolls to pate to bite-size salmon cucumber sandwiches, these salmon appetizer recipes infuse party spirit into any gathering.See Popular Salmon Recipes
These appetizer eggs are stuffed with potatoes and ham. You could also serve as a side dish at brunch.
Try this salmon appetizer recipe from Betty Crocker.
Thomas Keller's salmon cornets (tuiles shaped into tiny cones and topped with creme fraiche and fresh salmon) are a famous kickoff to his luxe and whimsical meals. The original recipe appears in The French Laundry Cookbook (Artisan). Shaping the tuiles into cones is tricky and involves working very quickly with a cornet mold. Instead, leave the tuiles flat, like crackers. Top them with store-bought smoked salmon and creme fraiche.
Salmon trout has a mild, delicate taste, but regular salmon is also delicious in this bright-flavored tartare.
Tim Cushman is a master at preparing raw fish. Here he dresses salmon with a little citrus-soy dressing, then tops it with fresh ginger and chives before bathing it in a hot sesame-oil mixture. The heat from the oil cooks the salmon just slightly, creating a luxurious texture and fragrance.
Eric Ripert pounds smoked salmon paper-thin, like beef carpaccio, then serves it with brioche and salmon caviar.
Add a bold splash of color to this savory cheesecake with red caviar, chopped red bell pepper or chopped seeded tomatoes. This fabulous appetizer can be made up to 48 hours ahead of time.
Rillettes, similar to pates, are tasty, protein-based spreads. Try this nutritious slow cooker salmon appetizer for your next dinner party.
In less than 30 minutes, you can make elegant smoked salmon snacks for any special gathering.
Nonfat yogurt makes a light, flavorful sauce to serve with the salmon in this dinner recipe.
Bright pink salmon and green arugula make these appetizer triangles perfect for Christmas gatherings.
This impressive appetizer cheesecake can be made up to a day before you plan to serve it.
Cream cheese, pesto, and smoked salmon come together in this spreadable appetizer that's ready in 15 minutes.
Smoked salmon not available? Substitute drained canned tuna to make this party nibble.
No smoked salmon on hand? Use drained canned tuna instead.
This chilled salmon appetizer looks a little like sushi.