Can Salmon and You – Combine to Make the Perfect Hosts

Can Salmon Help You be the Perfect Host?

Hosting a party? Nothing says sophistication like serving salmon. Skinless, boneless sockeye salmon specifically can dress up any meal! Make a few dishes with this amazing ingredient and you are more than halfway to being labeled the perfect host.
Preparing appetizers and even main courses with skinless, boneless sockeye salmon is so easily done you will have an oodles of time to focus on wowing your guests with your amazing host skills.
The best host makes sure to do the following:
  • Before the party, send out invitations that clearly state what your party is about. Is it formal? Is it themed?  Make sure to include these important details along with the time and date of your shindig.
  • Greet guests at the door and take their coats. Make them feel welcome from the moment they arrive to until the moment they leave.
  • Have plenty of food on hand for guests to enjoy while they are catching up with old acquaintances or making new friends. Veggie trays are great, delicious nibbles like pâté or mini-burger sliders are better!
Can serving salmon make you the perfect host? Certainly! Salmon can be used for everything from hors d'oeuvres to main courses.  Your exceptional party planning and appetizing food selection will create an affair to remember and securely award you the title of perfect host.

Try the following recipes as appetizers for your guests!

Generally, a bake wouldn't be thought of as the best thing to serve as an appetizer. But, give this recipe a try! Scoop a few spoonful's of this delicious Salmon Mornay Bake into a lettuce cup and watch how fast this finger food disappears.
Salmon Mornay Bake
2 cups (500 mL) green beans, trimmed and halved
2 cups (500 mL) cooked, long grain brown or white rice
2 cans (213 g each) Clover Leaf Sockeye Salmon, drained
2 hard-boiled eggs, peeled and chopped
2 cups (500 mL) milk
2 tbsp (30 mL) cornstarch
Salmon Mornay Bake
This Salmon Burger recipe is great for sliders. Simply form the mixture into smaller patties and use sliced baguette pieces as an alternative to hamburger buns.
Salmon Burgers
2 cans (170 g each) Clover Leaf® Skinless Boneless
Sockeye Salmon, drained
1 large fresh egg, slightly beaten
½ cup (125 mL) chopped onion
½ cup (125 mL) diced green bell pepper
½ cup (125 mL) fresh whole wheat bread crumbs
1 tbsp (15 mL) lemon juice
1 tsp (5 mL) grated lemon peel
Salmon Burgers
A classic appetizer, this Salmon Pâté recipe only calls for five ingredients. It is a quick and easy way to make sure your guest are feeling well fed.
Salmon Pâté
1 can (170 g) Clover Leaf Skinless Boneless Sockeye Salmon, drained
½ package (125g) Sundried tomato cream cheese, softened
3 tbsp (45 mL) prepared horseradish
1 tbsp (15 mL) lemon juice
5 tbsp (75 mL) chives, chopped
Salmon Pâté
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