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Smoked Salmon on Rye

10 minsServes Ingredients:2 pieces of rye sourdough⅓ cup cream cheese2 tsp dijon mustard1 cucumber, thinly sliced into rounds100g smoked salmon1 shallot, shaved or finely sliced1 clove of garlic, cut in half1 tsp Everything Bagel seasoning1 tbsp fresh dill1 tbsp capers½ lemon zest1 tsp lemon juice1/2 tbsp olive oil¼ tsp salt¼ tsp pepper
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Smoked Salmon on Rye

Makes 2 toasts| Ready in 10 mins
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Classic flavours of smoked salmon, dijon, cream cheese, cucumber, capers, shallots dill, lemon and everything bagel seasoning on a piece of crusty rye sourdough is the perfect open sandwich for any time of day!

Smoked Salmon on Rye

In the world of open sandwiches, a good smoked salmon sandwich is up there with the greats. The flavours are incredible, and it’s such a sinch to make.

I love making this for a weekend brunch or I’ll often prep the ingredients on a weekday morning and take it to work for lunch for the week - it takes only a couple of minutes to assemble! You can even cut it into smaller portions and serve as fancy canapes for entertaining - Yum.

What you need to make Smoked Salmon on Rye

Rye sourdough, smoked salmon, cucumber, dijon, cream cheese, lemon, capers, salt, pepper, dill and Everything Bagel seasoning.
Rye sourdough
A delicious earthy sourdough bread
Cream cheese and dijon
complimentary condiments
Cucumber
For a fresh crunch
Smoked salmon
From sustainable sources
Shallot
For a hint of acidity
Garlic
To flavour the toast
Everything Bagel Seasoning
A combination of sesame seeds, poppy seeds, dried onion and garlic. Available at most supermarkets
Fresh dill
For a herby accent, works really well with salmon
Baby capers
A salty, briny flavour to tie in with the salmon
Lemon zest and lemon juice
For a citrus kick
Olive oil
A good quality finishing oil
Salt and pepper
To season with

How to make Smoked Salmon on Rye

Rubbing garlic onto toasted rye bread
1. Toast sourdough

Toast sourdough then rub garlic on it.

Adding cream cheese to rye sourdough toast
2. Add condiments

Spread over mustard and cream cheese.

Salmon on rye sourdough toast with cream cheese, cucumber, capers and herbs
3. Add toppings

Add cucumber, salmon, shallots, carpers, dill, lemon zest, lemon juice, olive oil, Salt, Pepper and everything bagel seasoning.

Watch how to make Smoked Salmon on Rye

Frequently asked questions & tips for Smoked Salmon on Rye

What can I use instead of Rye?
Sub with your favourite bread. I recommend a sourdough of some type because the earthy sour flavour of sourdough adds to the overall flavour of this recipe, but most breads with a good structure will work well.
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Smoked Salmon on Rye

Cook Time
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Prep Time
10 mins
Makes
2 toasts
Classic flavours of smoked salmon, dijon, cream cheese, cucumber, capers, shallots dill, lemon and everything bagel seasoning on a piece of crusty rye sourdough is the perfect open sandwich for any time of day!
  • 2 pieces of rye sourdough
  • ⅓ cup cream cheese
  • 2 tsp dijon mustard
  • 1 cucumber, thinly sliced into rounds
  • 100g smoked salmon
  • 1 shallot, shaved or finely sliced
  • 1 clove of garlic, cut in half
  • 1 tsp Everything Bagel seasoning
  • 1 tbsp fresh dill
  • 1 tbsp capers
  • ½ lemon zest
  • 1 tsp lemon juice
  • 1/2 tbsp olive oil
  • ¼ tsp salt
  • ¼ tsp pepper
Category - Sandwiches
Cuisine - Mediterranean inspired
Skill Level - Super easy
Other categories -
Sandwiches, Seafood, Brunch, Little plates, Snacks
Nutritional information
Calories 516.2 kcal26%
Carbohydrates 18.4 g6%
Sodium 2221.4 mg97%
Magnesium 76.7 mg19%
Protein 26.3 g53%
Sugar 9.5 g11%
Calcium 159.0 mg16%
Vitamin A 28%
Fat 38.3 g59%
Fiber 4.2 g17%
Iron 2.4 mg13%
Vitamin C 25%

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