Fish-Shaped Salmon in Puff Pastry

Hoje para Jantar


  • 4 salmon fillets
  • 1 tablespoon whole grain mustard
  • 1 tablespoon coriander seeds
  • 1/2 lemon (small, juiced)
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 2 sheets puff pastry
  • 4 strips surimi (imitation crab meat)
  • 1 tablespoon mayonnaise
  • 1 egg yolk
  • sesame seeds
  • lettuce leaves
  • cherry tomatoes


  1. For the spice rub, place mustard, lemon juice, coriander seeds and salt in a mortar and crush with a pestle.
  2. Place salmon on a platter and brush with spice rub.
  3. For the filling, mix finely diced surimi and mayonnaise.
  4. Roll out the puff pastry and divide each sheet in two.
  5. Place a salmon fillet in the center of each half of the puff pastry sheet.
  6. Cut puff pastry edges into into strips, as in the picture.
  7. Place the surimi mixture over salmon and start interlacing strips of puff pastry over top of surimi mizture.
  8. At the end, shape final strips into a fin shape.
  9. Carefully transfer fish pastry onto a baking sheet lined with parchment paper.
  10. Mix egg yolk with a tablespoon of water and brush over puff pastry.
  11. Sprinkle with sesame seeds.
  12. Bake in preheated oven at 200°C (approximately 400°F) for about 20 minutes or until the pastry is browned.
  13. Arrange on serving dish with lettuce and cherry tomatoes.
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