Citron Cured Salmon Tartar

This tasty appetizer is perfect for entertaining guests. It's easy to make and equally delicious!

November 15, 2013


Chop the salmon fillet into a ¼-inch dice then place in a chilled bowl.

Toss with the vodka, salt, and sugar then let sit for 1 minute.

Mix in the capers, chives, shallots, red pepper, and avocado.

Taste and adjust seasonings with salt and sugar if necessary.

Divide into 4 ring molds and top with the flavored sour cream, crispy lavash, and/or micro herb mix.

Serves 4


  • ½ pound fresh salmon fillet skinned and boned
  • 2 tablespoons Absolut Citron vodka
  • ½ teaspoon kosher salt
  • 1 teaspoon sugar
  • 1 tablespoon chopped capers
  • 1 tablespoon chopped chives
  • 1 tablespoon minced shallots
  • 2 tablespoons minced red bell pepper
  • ½ ripe avocado skinned and diced small
  • 4 tablespoons sour cream mixed with ½ teaspoon fresh dill and ½ teaspoon tomato paste
  • (optional garnish) Baked lavash triangles
  • (optional garnish) Micro herb mix
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