Daly’s Fish & Seafood Christmas Day Starter Ideas

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Crab Chowder

Ingredients

4 tbsp butter

4 tbsp flour

1 cup half-and-half milk and cream

½ cup grated parmesan cheese (or more)

8 ounce fresh Daly’s crabmeat

Salt and red pepper flakes, to taste

 

Method

Melt the butter in a saucepan. Add flour and cook until it looks sandy (do not let it colour). Whisk in the half-and-half milk and cream, and stir until the mixture forms a thick sauce. Add cheese. Let it simmer for a few minutes to blend the flavours and add the crab meat. Cook just until the crab meat is heated through. Serve with traditional brown soda bread.

 

Crab Salad

Ingredients

1 lb  Daly’s fresh crab meat

1 shallot, minced (you can also use red onion)

1/2 cup mayonnaise

1/2 cup celery, minced

1/2 teaspoon paprika

1/2 teaspoon dill

1/4 teaspoon Kosher salt

1/4 teaspoon black pepper

 

Method

In a large bowl, add all the ingredients together gently, stirring until well coated.

Refrigerate for an hour before serving.

 

Daly’s Smoked Salmon with Horseradish Crème Fraîche & Beetroot

Ingredients

200ml tub crème fraîche

3 tbsp hot horseradish sauce

1 tbsp vodka (optional)

2 tsp white wine vinegar

2 tbsp olive oil

1 tsp honey

250g pack cooked beetroot (not in vinegar), finely diced

8 large slices smoked salmon

24 red chicory leaves

60g baby rocket salad

Few snipped dill sprigs

 

Method

Fold the crème fraîche with the horseradish and vodka, if using, with a little seasoning. Chill.

In a bowl, mix the vinegar, olive oil and honey. Toss half the dressing through the beetroot and chill until ready to serve.

Before serving, divide the slices of salmon between 8 plates, then top with a spoonful of the crème fraîche and bring up the sides of the salmon to make a ‘flower’. Arrange the salad and beetroot round the salmon, scatter with the dill. Grind over some black pepper, drizzle with the remaining dressing and serve with toast, if you like.

 

References

https://www.goodhousekeeping.com/uk/food/recipes/a535076/party-prawns/

http://allrecipes.co.uk/recipe/3597/quick-smoked-salmon-p-t-.aspx

https://www.bbcgoodfood.com/recipes/1827638/smoked-salmon-with-horseradish-crme-frache-and-bee

https://realfood.tesco.com/recipes/lemon-dill-and-bay-baked-salmon

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