Smoked Trout-Caraway Rillettes

Lebneh is yogurt that’s been strained to remove all the whey, resulting in a thick, creamy fresh cheese. Here, it provides the base for a light and tangy smoked trout spread.

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  • Servings: Makes 2 1/2 cups

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Ingredients

  • 1 1/2 cups lebneh
  • 2 tablespoons minced shallot
  • 3 tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil
  • 2 teaspoons caraway seeds
  • 3 thinly sliced scallions, plus more for garnish
  • Kosher salt
  • Pepper
  • 4 smoked trout fillets (12 ounces), skinned, meat flaked into large pieces
  • Spicy Quick-Pickled Radishes and rye crackers, for serving

How to make this recipe

  1. In a medium bowl, combine the lebneh, shallot, olive oil, caraway seeds and the 3 sliced scallions; season with salt and pepper and mix well. Gently fold in the flaked trout. Garnish the rillettes with scallions and serve at room temperature with pickled radishes and rye crackers.

Make Ahead

The rillettes can be refrigerated for 2 to 3 days and brought to room temperature before serving.

Contributed By Photo © Con Poulos Published November 2015





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Aggregate Rating value: 5

Review Count: 1

Worst Rating: 0

Best Rating: 5

Author Name: Shelbyfriesen

Review Body: This is a dish that I make for special occasions! It's not a traditional rillette but it is a fast and easy way to make something upscale and elegant. Always a crowd pleaser! 

Review Rating: 5

Date Published: 2016-11-14

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