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Salmon Appetizers

 Salmon Appetizers
As a cook for a commercial salmon fishing crew, I found this recipe to be a wonderful variation in the use of salmon. It's terrific as an addition to a festive Mexican meal or as a delicate prelude to a steak dinner.
16 ServingsPrep: 15 min. + chilling


  • 1 can (15 ounces) salmon or 2 cups cooked salmon, flaked
  • 1 package (8 ounces) cream cheese, softened
  • 4 tablespoons mild or medium salsa
  • 2 tablespoons chopped fresh parsley
  • 1 teaspoon dried cilantro
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground cumin, optional
  • 8 flour tortillas (8 inches)


  • Drain salmon; remove any bones. In a small bowl, combine salmon,
  • cream cheese, salsa, parsley and cilantro. Add cumin if desired.
  • Spread about 2 tablespoons of the salmon mixture over each tortilla.
  • Roll each tortilla up tightly and wrap individual with plastic wrap.
  • Refrigerate for 2 to 3 hours. Slice each tortilla into bite-size
  • pieces. Yield: about 48 appetizers.
Nutritional Facts: 1 serving (3 each) equals 165 calories, 8 g fat (4 g saturated fat), 27 mg cholesterol, 327 mg sodium, 13 g carbohydrate, trace fiber, 9 g protein.
Wine: Sweet Red Wine: Enjoy this recipe with a sweet red wine.