The lox or Nova salmon
is wrapped around a savory cream cheese mixture and served as appetizer on
slices of cucumber. Can be prepared 24 hours before serving.
8 ounces cream cheese
1 teaspoon grated lemon rind
1 tablespoon capers, drained
1 tablespoon dill, chopped
1 tablespoon Dijon mustard
1/4 teaspoon ground white pepper
ounces lox or Nova salmon, sliced
1 hothouse cucumber
In a medium mixing bowl, combine the softened cream cheese, lemon rind, lemon
juice, capers, dill, mustard, and pepper until smooth. On a large sheet of wax
paper, spread out the slices of salmon to form a rectangle. Spread the cream
cheese mixture over the surface of the salmon.
Roll up the salmon tightly
from one end, jelly roll style. Enclose in plastic wrap and refrigerate. Wash
cucumber, dry and slice across into 1/4-inch slices.
Just before serving,
slice the smoked salmon roll into -inch slices. Top each cucumber slice with a
slice of salmon roll. Serve at once.
Serve this hors
d'oeuvre on a tray. Arrange the cucumber and salmon rolls on the tray into two
circles. Garnish center of tray with parsley or dill sprigs.