Smoked salmon platter

Smoked salmon side on a marble platter served with fresh dill, lemon slices, capers and a pottle of rich pesto and pine nut sauce.
A salmon platter is always a Christmas favourite. Use an entire smoked side of salmon for a simple yet impressive centre-piece.

Prep Time 10 minutes
Total Time 10 minutes
Course Appetiser, Dinner, Lunch
Servings 8 people



  • Place salmon side on a large platter or a serving board.
  • Dot pottles of pesto around the platter, then place cucumber, capers, lemon wedges, radishes and bread around the platter in an attractive way.
  • Garnish the salmon with fresh dill and capers.
  • Enjoy with glasses of chilled Blind River Awatere Valley sauvignon blanc.
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Smoked salmon is a real treat in any dish. You can fine tune the condiments in our fettuccine recipe to highlight the notes of pohutukawa smoke in this salmon.


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

  2. Frances on 19/12/2021 at 1:04 pm

    5 stars
    Decision made for large family gathering! All ready for Christmas Day. The colours, textures. & visual presentation looks wow! I know already the salmon tastes amazing.

    • Rani on 22/12/2021 at 9:44 am

      Have a lovely Christmas!

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