smoked salmon cucumbers

Posted by on Jun 25, 2012 in appetizer, meat, vegetables | 0 comments

When on a recent trip to California, I enjoyed a delicious appetizer similar to these smoked salmon cucumbers.  Once back home, I came up with this version starring the omega-3 superstar, smoked salmon.  Salmon is loaded with essential (meaning our bodies can’t create them on their own but they are vital to our bodies) omega-3s, which boast anti-inflammatory benefits in addition to promoting brain and heart health.  I buy my protein packed wild Alaskan smoked salmon at Whole Foods or

smoked salmon cucumbers
Recipe type: appetizer, fish, vegetable

  • 1 sliced cucumber
  • 2 tablespoons plain Greek yogurt
  • 4 ounces wild Alaskan smoked salmon
  • 1 tablespoon chopped fresh chives

  1. Lay out each slice of cucumber on a serving tray.
  2. Spread a tiny amount of plain Greek yogurt on each slice. Be careful not to put too much, as the yogurt can overpower the other flavors.
  3. Cut the salmon into 1 inch squares, and lay each square on top of the yogurt and cucumber.
  4. Sprinkle chopped chives on top of the salmon.



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