Keto Salmon Rillettes Recipe

Atkins Keto Salmon Rillettes
Net Carbs
Prep Time: 135 Minutes
Cook Time: 10 Minutes
Phase: Phase 1
Difficulty: Difficult
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  • 4 oz raw wild atlantic salmon, fillet
  • 0 1/2 cup Tap Water
  • 0 1/4 cup Unsalted Butter Stick
  • 3 oz Smoked Chinook Salmon (Lox)
  • 0 1/2 tsp Lemon Zest
  • 0 1/2 fl oz Fresh Lemon Juice
  • 0 43/48 tbsp fresh Dill
  • 1 tbsp chopped Chives
  • 0 1/8 tsp Black Pepper
  • 1 cucumber (8-1/4") Cucumber (with Peel)


  1. In a small saucepan, combine the wild salmon and water; bring to a boil over medium-high heat. Reduce heat to medium-low, cover, and simmer until salmon is opaque throughout, about 7 minutes. Transfer to a plate, and let stand until cool.
  2. In a food processor, combine butter and smoked salmon; process until smooth. Flake wild salmon in a large bowl. Add the smoked salmon mixture, lemon zest, lemon juice, dill, chives and pepper. Stir well to combine.
  3. Spoon the mixture into a small bowl or two small ramekins. Cover, and refrigerate at least 2 hours or overnight.
  4. Remove rillettes from refrigerator 1 hour before serving to soften.
  5. Serve spread with cucumber slices.

Cooking Tip

Having a party? When planning your low carb spread, think about which dishes you can make in advance and which need fresh ingredients that day.