Salmon Quiche Recipe

Salmon Quiche

The below mentioned Salmon quiche recipe is very simple and easy to prepare. Quiche actually has its origin in Germany and the name comes from ‘Kuchen’ which means cake in German. Although the name has its origin in German language, quiche got its popularity as a French cuisine. It is generally an open pie and has unlimited recipe possibilities. Salmon quiche is a dish with high nutritious value which can be served for dinner as an appetizer. When served with a simple salad, salmon quiche can also be a full main course. A 1/6 quiche serving is rich with sodium, protein, fibre and carbohydrates and the total calorie intake is estimated to be 342.

Recipe

All the ingredients required for preparing a Salmon Quiche are easily available in your kitchen. Salmon and a 9 inch pie is all you need to purchase from a grocery store. It is also possible to make pie at home. The ingredients of salmon quiche recipe are:

1 unbaked pastry for 9-inch pie

1 Can i.e. 16 ounces of salmon

1 tablespoon lemon juice

1 onion that is minced well

2 table spoon of unsalted butter

4 ounces of cheese which is shredded

2 table spoon of fresh parsley which is chopped well

6 eggs which are beaten well

1 ½ cups of milk

Salt can be added according to taste and a dash of white or black pepper is also needed. The above mentioned quantity of ingredients is enough to make quiche that serve 6 people.

Preparing

The total cooking time required for Salmon Quiche recipe is about 50 minutes. To start preparing salmon quiche, pre-heat oven to 450 F and bake the crust for 5 minutes. Once done, remove it from oven and allow it to cool. Now wash Salmon properly and remove bones and skin. Rubbing it with black salt will help to reduce its intense smell. Now flake the Salmon. Meanwhile melt butter on low-medium heat in a medium sized skillet. Add onions and fry for five minutes. Do not allow it to be brown in colour. Add the salmon and cook until the salmon is cooked. It may take about 5-8 minutes. Now remove this mixture from fire and spread it on the baked pie which is cooled. Sprinkle the shredded cheese on this. Whisk the eggs, salt and pepper together and combine it well. Now pour this mixture on top of the pie. Spread parsley above this. Now place the quiche in the oven and bake it for 40 minutes at 375 F. Quiche can be served hot or cold by garnishing a thin layer of sour cream and sprinkle fresh dill over the top. It is easy to slice a quiche when it is cooled.

A really useful tip while preparing this recipe is to use frozen salmon fillets. If fresh salmons are available then that is the best option. Always remember to place the fillets out of freezer at least 5 hours before you start cooking.

Useful Tip

A really useful tip while preparing this recipe is to use frozen salmon fillets. If fresh salmons are available then that is the best option. Always remember to place the fillets out of freezer at least 5 hours before you start cooking.

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