Salmon Mousse

This is a wonderful addition to your next cheese plate.

Course Appetizer
Cuisine American
Keyword cheese plate, fancy, salmon mousse
Prep Time 20 minutes
Cook Time 5 minutes
Total Time 25 minutes
Servings 16 servings
Calories 142 kcal
Author Cultured Palate


  • 2 1/2 tsp grass fed gelatin
  • 1/4 c. cold water
  • 1/2 c. boiling water
  • 1/2 c mayonnaise
  • 1 1/2 Tbsp lemon juice
  • 2 Tbsp grated onion
  • Dash of hot sauce
  • 1/2 tsp paprika
  • 1 tsp sea salt
  • 2 Tbsp dill
  • 2 c. finely flaked salmon I use canned with bones and skin removed
  • 1 c. heavy cream preferably raw


  1. In a mixing bowl, soften the gelatin in the cold water. Stir in the boiling water until the gelatin is dissolved and allow to cool to room temperature.
  2. Stir in mayonnaise,lemon juice, onion, hot sauce, paprika, salt and dill. Stir until completely blended. Refrigerate for about 20 minutes - until the mixture begins to thicken.
  3. Stir the flaked salmon into the thickened mixture.
  4. In a separate bowl, whip the cream until peaks form and it is fluffy and thickened. Fold gently into salmon mixture.
  5. Transfer the mixture into a 6 c. bowl or mold.
  6. Cover and chill overnight.
  7. Serve on crackers or bread.
  8. Enjoy!

Recipe Notes

You can use any mold shape to make this salmon mousse. Why not try fancy shapes to impress your guests.

Nutrition Facts
Salmon Mousse
Amount Per Serving
Calories 142 Calories from Fat 108
% Daily Value*
Fat 12g18%
Saturated Fat 4g20%
Cholesterol 47mg16%
Sodium 310mg13%
Potassium 109mg3%
Protein 7g14%
Vitamin A 280IU6%
Vitamin C 0.7mg1%
Calcium 93mg9%
Iron 0.3mg2%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.