Dinner party salmon recipes

    From smoked salmon pate to delicious baked salmon, check out our specially selected salmon recipes for your next dinner party. Many recipes can be made ahead so that you can have a stress-free evening.

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    169 reviews

    Fresh salmon fillets are marinated briefly with lemon juice and white wine. Then cooked with a thick layer of pesto which crisps up under the grill.

    Recipe by: Stephan Schwartz

    181 reviews

    This is a great alternative to the standard salmon patty recipe using couscous, spinach, and cumin for an exotic flavour.

    Recipe by: Emily

    3 reviews

    Smoked salmon trimmings blended with fresh herbs and white beans make a delicious pâté that needs no cooking.

    Recipe by: Brenda Houghton

    1 review

    These tasty little mouthfuls are incredibly easy to make. Smoked salmon is rolled with a pepper seasoned creme fraiche and cut into bite-sized pieces. Feel free to add dill or chives to the creme fraiche, if desired.

    Recipe by: Capucine

    1166 reviews

    Baked salmon makes an excellent special occasion main course!

    Recipe by: Chris

    41 reviews

    Here's a new way to incorporate South Indian flavors. Try and get fresh wild salmon while in season.

    Recipe by: Ryan Nomura

    1 review

    A traditional fish dish from Russia, this is made with poached salmon, rice and mushrooms. The updated version here uses crisp filo rather than the usual puff pastry. As all the preparation can be done ahead of time, a koulibiac is an ideal dinner party dish. All it needs with it are some colourful steamed vegetables.

    Recipe by: Norma MacMillan

    1 review

    Inspired by the classic Mexican dish, these luxurious tortilla wraps make a lovely start to any meal.

    Recipe by: Maggie Pannell

    2 reviews

    A creamy fish terrine makes a sophisticated starter for a special occasion – and requires a surprisingly small quantity of salmon.

    Recipe by: Maggie Pannell

    15 reviews

    This is a delicious lower-fat version of smoked salmon cream cheese spread. With lemon, capers, dill and chives it is bound to be a crowd-pleasing nibble. Serve with crackers or toasted baguette.

    Recipe by: ERIKAROSE

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