Hot smoked salmon platter with sourdough crackers

A person serving a wooden tray of salmon, crackers, pots of sauces and cucumber slices on it.
Choosing top quality components is the key to this truly wonderful hot smoked salmon platter, yet easy appetiser.

Prep Time 5 minutes
Total Time 5 minutes
Course Appetiser, Lunch, Snack
Servings 4 as appetiser


  • Arrange the salmon, crème fraîche, pesto, cucumber and lemon wedges attractively on a platter or tray. Add the baked sourdough crackers and serve with drinks.
Tried this recipe?Let us know how it was!

Expecting a larger crowd? No worries! Swap the salmon portion for a whole fillet like we did for our Christmas party.


  1. Debbie on 08/12/2023 at 11:29 am

    5 stars
    Amazing combination of colours, flavours and textures … perfect for get together sharing platters!

  2. Stu on 23/09/2023 at 12:39 pm

    Where does the oil come in?

    • Rani on 24/09/2023 at 8:56 am

      Good spotting! This has been removed from the recipe.

  3. […] New to the Aoraki Salmon family is the BBQ & Horopito Dry Rub Hot Smoked Salmon. It’s sweet, tangy, a little spicy and like all things BBQ’d, it’s smoky. Perfect as is. […]

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