Easy to make Salmon Mousse

Salmon is a fish dish, featured on every health guru’s menu. There are plenty of recipes with this ingredient but none are difficult because salmon doesn’t need a lot of work to make it delicious. 

salmon mousse

Wild salmon is born in rivers. After a few years they swim to the ocean where they live until their return to the ‘birth river’ where they spawn. 

There is however a huge demand worldwide and now most of the salmon we consume is farmed

No matter how popular this ingredient is, it always gives a gourmet touch to your aperitif or dinner. Its diversity makes it possible to come up with an entire salmon menu.

Today we will stick with an aperitif. It’s a cosy moment to share good stories and meanwhile a great occasion to degustate delicious finger food! Have it with some toast or serve it on cucumber for a more refreshing bite.

This recipe is created for Champagne en Wijnen De Blender.

rillette of salmon

Salmon mousse

Salmon always gives a gourmet touch to your aperitif or dinner
5 from 1 vote
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 5 minutes
Total Time 15 minutes
Course Appetisers & Starters, Dips & Dressings, Fish & Seafood
Cuisine International
Servings 4 people
Calories 192 kcal

EQUIPMENT (click pictures for details)



  • Place the salmon, lemon juice, salt, pepper and olive oil in a bowl.
  • Seal the bowl with some cling film and microwave for 4 minutes (800W).
  • When the salmon is cooked, mash the mixture with a fork or in a food processor and cool before adding the mayonnaise and the freshly chopped dill.
  • Adjust the thickness of the salmon mousse with a dash of cold water if necessary. Season to taste and refrigerate.


  • Mayonnaise can be replaced with cream cheese, creamy goats’ cheese or full fat yoghurt.

Nutrition for 1 portion

Calories: 192kcalCarbohydrates: 1gProtein: 8gFat: 17gCholesterol: 20mgSodium: 345mgSugar: 1gVitamin A: 15IUIron: 1mg
Keyword salmon, spread
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