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Seafood Platter

RECIPE OVERVIEW

A fantastic starter for seafood lovers.

Preparation time: 30 minutes

Cooking time: 30 minutes

Ingredients

Serves: 8 people

  • 0 - Black Pepper
    freshly ground
  • 2 - Carrots
    peeled
  • 4 tsp Caster Sugar
  • 2 - Celery
  • 300 ml Creme Fraiche
  • 100 g Creme Fraiche
  • 2 - Fresh Egg
    yolks only
  • 1 tsp Plain Flour
  • 100 ml SuperValu Cream
  • 1 - SuperValu Cucumber
    peeled
  • 1 tbsp SuperValu Fresh Chives
    finely chopped
  • 100 g SuperValu Fresh Salmon Darnes
    finely chopped
  • 1 cloves SuperValu Garlic
    finely sliced
  • 1 - SuperValu Granny Smith Apples
  • 1 tbsp SuperValu Lemon Juice
  • 0 - SuperValu Lemon Juice
  • 450 g SuperValu Mussels
  • 1 tsp SuperValu Olive Oil
  • 1 - SuperValu Onion
    roughly chopped
  • 1 tbsp SuperValu Parsley
    chopped
  • 1 - SuperValu Shallots
    finely chopped
  • 4 - SuperValu Smoked Salmon
  • 200 g SuperValu Smoked Salmon
    skinned and diced
  • 12 - SuperValu Tiger Prawns
  • 25 g SuperValu Unsalted Irish Creamery Butter 227g
  • 100 ml SuperValu White Wine Vinegar
  • 0 - SuperValu Whole Black Peppercorns
    for seasoning
  • 1 tbsp Water
  • 1 glass White Wine
  • 1 tbsp Wholegrain Mustard

Method

Creamy Mustard Dip

  1. Prepare the sauce by placing a bowl over a simmering pan of water.
  2. Add the egg yolk and water and whisk until light a fluffy.
  3. Add the remaining ingredients and store in the fridge (up to a day or two max).
  4. Serve with fresh crudités i.e. carrot batons, cucumber batons, celery batons and apple slices.

Salmon Rilette

  1. Melt the butter in a small pan over a medium heat.
  2. Add the shallot and allow to cook for 2 – 3 minutes until translucent.
  3. Allow to cool slightly.
  4. Pour the butter and shallot mixture into a food processor and add the smoked and baked salmon, pulse lightly until the fish is coarsely chopped (do not overblend or it will become paté-like).
  5. Using a spatula, remove the salmon mixture from the food processor into a large bowl and add the créme fraiche, chives and lemon juice.
  6. Season with pepper.

Mussels in a white wine and cream broth

  1. Firstly wash your mussels in some fresh cold water, debeard and remove any debris.
  2. Do not use any mussels that do not close when gently tapped.
  3. Drizzle some olive oil into a large pan and add the onion and garlic.
  4. Allow to cook for 2 – 3 minutes then add the cleaned and unopened mussels and a splash of white wine to introduce vapour to steam and cook the mussels.
  5. Allow to cook for approximately 5 – 8 minutes, the mussels are ready when all have opened.
  6. Do not use any that do not open.
  7. To finish the dish add the cream and some finely chopped herbs, serve with some lemon wedges and nice crusty bread to mop up the juices.

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