Couscous Cakes with Smoked Salmon
3/4 c instant couscous
1 c boiling water
2 Tbsp minced chives
Veg. oil for cooking
2 Tbsp sour cream
1 tsp finely grated lemon rind
3 oz smoked salmon, sliced paper thin
Fresh chives for garnish
Combine couscous, water, pepper, salt in medium bowl. Let stand 10 min.
Mixture should form a cohesive mass. If grains are separate, add a Tbsp of water.
Stir in chives. Using 1/4 c couscous for ea. cake, shape into 4" rounds.
Heat oil in skillet over medium high. Fry, turning once, until lightly browned at edges.
To serve, stir sour cream and lemon rind together. Arrange slice of salmon over cakes, place about 1 tsp sour cream on top. Garnish with chives.
Submitted by Gretchen Grant
Contributed on: and modified on Thursday March 2nd, 2006