Salmon tartare is a simple fish dish that is great as a snack. It will appeal to all those who like the combination of fresh fish with the intense flavour of onion, pickled capers and lemon juice. As a dish, tartare comes from France and originally it is a dish prepared from fresh beef. Nowadays, however, no one is surprised by vegetable tartare or fish tartare, and these different types of tartare are equally popular and can often be found on the menu of many restaurants. So if you are a fan of fresh fish dishes, such as sushi, you will definitely like this tartare. I encourage you to try the recipe for salmon tartare below and I wish you a tasty meal 🙂
Ingredients for salmon tartare.
- 400 g fresh salmon fillet
- 1,5 tablespoon of marinated capers
- a small bunch of chives
- 2 tablespoons of lemon juice
- 1 tablespoon of grainy mustard
- 1/2 teaspoon of Himalayan salt
- 1 tablespoon of red onion
- 1/2 teaspoon of colourful pepper
- 2 tablespoons of olive oil
- 1/4 teaspoon of chili flakes
- 1 teaspoon of sesame seeds (white and black)
- corn salad
How to make salmon tartare.
Wipe the cleaned boneless and skinless salmon with a paper towel, place it on a tray and transfer it to the freezer for 30 minutes. After that, cut it into 0.5 cm cubes, chop it slightly and put it in the fridge while you work on the remaining ingredients of the dish.
Cut the red onion into small cubes, chop the capers and finely chop the chives. Combine the olive oil with lemon juice, mustard, pepper, salt and chili flakes in a bowl. Add chopped onion, chives, capers and salmon. Mix thoroughly. Keep in the refrigerator before serving.
Serve the salmon tartare sprinkled with sesame seeds, decorated with corn salad and croutons.
Good to know when making salmon tartare.
The salmon used to prepare tartare should be of very good quality and must be as fresh as possible. For this dish, I suggest buying fish in a fish shop, not in a supermarket.
The red onion can be replaced with shallots.
Do you like dishes with salmon? If so, try our recipe for Salmon paste on cucumber slices.