Sublime Smoked Salmon Appetizers for Your Next Soiree
Smoked Salmon on Chips
Go fancy: Nothing says "sophisticated" like smoked salmon. It tops all manner of party fare with supreme aplomb, from toasts and crackers to classic blini and galettes.
Smoked Salmon on Chips
Easy and elegant: Top a chip with smoked salmon, a small dollop of sour cream, and a sprig of dill to create this bite-size treat.
Rye Toasts with Smoked Salmon, Cucumber, and Red Onion
Think of this party piece as a rye bagel with lox gone upscale: The slightly sour taste of rye complements the saltiness of smoked salmon and is cooled by a layer of cream cheese. Garnish these canapes with cucumber, red onion, capers, and a spritz of lemon.
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Smoked Salmon-Radish Deviled Eggs
Take the traditional deviled egg to luxurious new heights: Smoked salmon and radish are blended into the yolk. The little bits of radish provide a fresh burst of flavor contrasted with the rich, silky salmon and egg.
Blinis with Smoked Salmon
Potato Galette with Smoked Salmon
Tres francais and super chic, this classy appetizer pairs smoked salmon with some of its best buddies: creme fraiche, cream cheese, and chives, on a potato base. Don't tell anyone, but it's also gluten-free.
Smoked Salmon Dip with Bagel Chips
Even a dip seems posh when it's made with smoked salmon. This quick and easy creamy dip brings the favorite breakfast and brunch flavors of bagel with lox and cream cheese to the party.
Smoked Salmon Cake
This savory "cake" is a no-cook appetizer that's sure to impress. Layers of salmon, pumperknickel, and cream cheese are "frosted" with a savory creme fraiche-cream cheese mixture. Don't forget the caviar for decoration!
Potato Pancakes with Gravlax and Dill
Smoked salmon's close cousin, gravlax, is created by curing unsmoked salmon with salt, sugar, dill, and a myriad of spices. Served atop a potato pancake, it makes a showstopping treat.
Gravlax on Cucumbers with Chive Yogurt
Another no-cook wonder: Cucumbers instead of bread make this a gluten-free appetizer, and chive yogurt instead of cream cheese creates a lower-calorie bite, but it's the combination of tastes and textures that really make this a winning app.
Speedy Smoked-Salmon Crackers
Fast to make, these salmon-Neufchatel-horseradish-chives-and-radish crackers also disappear fast.
Gravlax and Cucumber Crostini
Smoked Salmon Platter with Fennel Salad
Switch it up, rather than making smoked salmon bites to pass around, serve this generous platter with all the same elements so guests can customize their canapes.