Salmon Rillettes, also know as Rillettes aux Duex Saumons, are a perfect make-ahead classic French dish to serve as an appetizer or a first course before dinner. The combination of two different types of salmon are perfect in this dish. The result is a lovely, buttery, smooth spread dotted with chunks of melt-in-your-mouth salmon. A very elegant way to serve salmon to your guests. One bite and everyone will be completely blown away by the taste!
These Salmon Rillettes can be made ahead of time of your event or party and refrigerated. Make the rillettes up to 3 days ahead and store it in the refrigerator. Serve at room temperature for maximum smoothness. Makes an easy appetizer to serve your family and friends. Everyone will want this recipe.
This outstanding French dinner menu using Salmon Rillettes was generously shared with my by Linda Sandberg of Newberg, OR. Linda belongs to a Gourmet Dinner Group that delights in making wonderful foods that they share together. Check out French Bistro Dining which includes this recipe.
Sources: This recipe is by Thomas Keller and his cookbook, Bouchon. Photos taken at the Bouchon Restaurant in Yountville, CA.
Salmon Rillettes – Rillettes aux Duex Saumons: