Blinis of Smoked Salmon


Blini Ingredients: 
8 wide slices of SeaBear Lox Style Smoked Sockeye Salmon
3.5 oz Flour
1 whole egg
Whites of 3 eggs
1/3 cup of beer
2 Tablespoons olive oil
2 Tablespoons of water
¼ teaspoon salt
Black pepper

Sauce Aigrelette Ingredients: 
½ cup whipping cream
½ cup sour cream
2 teaspoons of Dijon mustard
2 teaspoons of fresh lemon juice
1 Tablespoon chopped chives
salt and fresh cracked black pepper to taste


Blini Instructions: 
In a bowl, mix Flour, 1 whole egg, beer, olive oil, water, salt (in moderation) and fresh Black pepper until smooth. Batter should be somewhat thick and sticking to the spoon. Add a bit more flour or water accordingly. Cover well and let rest for at least 1 hour. When ready to make the Blinis, beat 3 egg whites to a soft peak and fold them gently into the batter. 

Heat olive oil in non stick pan. Using both hands, lift 1 slice of salmon at the time and rub both sides into the batter; place slice in the hot pan for about 10 to 15 seconds then flip it over for the same amount of time. Serve immediately with sauce Aigrelette. 

Sauce Aigrelette Instructions: 
Mix whipping cream and sour cream, and whip to a soft peak. Fold in Dijon, lemon juice and chives. Add salt and fresh cracked black pepper to taste. Serve over finished Smoked Salmon Blinis.

Serves 8.