salmon mousseline with spring herbs


Yields 4 Serving(s)
Papetti's® Easy Eggs® Liquid Egg Whites #91820 1/4 cup(s)
salmon fillet, small-diced 8 oz.
unsalted butter 2 Tbs.
fresh parsley, chopped 1 1/2 tsp.
fresh chives, chopped 1 1/2 tsp.
fresh dill, chopped 1 1/2 tsp.
ground nutmeg 1/8 tsp.
black pepper, finely ground 1/8 tsp.
salt 1/2 tsp.
lemon juice 1/2 tsp.
heavy cream 8 Tbs.
Salmon Mousse with Herbs
quick tips
  • Serve on crostini with herb garnishes
  • Daypart suggestion: appetizer, or as an entreé salad for lunch or dinner


  • 1.Preheat steamer.
  • 2.In chilled bowl of food processor, combine salmon, egg whites, butter, parsley, chives, dill, nutmeg, pepper, salt and lemon juice. Pulse about 1 minute, or until mixture is a fine paste. Scrape sides.
  • 3.Gradually add cream, 1 Tbs. at a time, until mixture forms smooth, emulsified paste.
  • 4.To test mousseline for seasoning and texture, bring small pan of water to boil. Drop small ball of about 2 tsp. of batter into water. Poach until it rises to surface. Taste. As necessary, add more cream or seasoning.
  • 5.When flavor and texture are acceptable, chill mousseline for 10 minutes.
  • 6.Cut 15-20” sheet of plastic wrap; lay flat on counter. Add additional sheet to create double layer. With rubber spatula, arrange mousseline in center of wrap, creating one uniform cylinder. Mousseline should be 1 ½–2” in diameter and approximately 8” long. Tightly roll plastic wrap around mousseline. Twist ends of plastic wrap. Tie each end with butcher twine or string.
  • 7.Cook 15-20 minutes, or until mousseline is cooked through.
  • 8.Remove from steamer. Unwrap.
  • 9.Cut mousseline into 16 slices, about ½” thickness.
  • 10.Serve 4 slices warm or cold.

Nutrition Facts

  • Serving Size (g)
  • Servings Per Container 110
  • Amount Per Serving
  • Calories 270 Calories from Fat 190
  • % Daily Value*
  • Total Fat 22g 34%
    • Saturated Fat 11g 55%
    • Trans Fat 0.5g
  • Cholesterol 95mg 32%
  • Sodium 310mg 13%
  • Total Carbohydrate 1g
    • Dietary Fiber 0g
    • Sugars 0g
  • Protein 17g
Vitamin A 15% Vitamin C 2%
Calcium 4% Iron 4%
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs:
Calories: 2,000 2,500
Total Fat Less than 65g 80g
Saturated Fat Less than 20g 25g
Cholesterol Less than 300mg 300mg
Sodium Less than 2,400mg 2,400mg
Total Carbohydrate 300g 375g
Dietary Fiber 25g 30g
Calories per gram:
Fat 9 · Carbohydrate 4 · Protein 4