SALMON & CREAM CHEESE STARTER GF D Mod

Ingredients:

• 8cm x 18cm oval cake tin or 8cm x 16cm round cake tin
• 180g fresh salmon (or leftover cooked salmon)
• ¼ gluten free breadcrumbs
• 30g unroasted cashews
• 30g butter, soft
• 450g cream cheese at room temperature
• 2 large eggs
• ½ cup sour cream
• 3 tblsp chopped chives
• 1 tblsp chopped parsley
• 1 clove garlic, minced
• 1 tsp citric acid & a pinch of salt
Croutons:
• 10 slices of gluten free bread
• 60g butter
• ¼ cup rice bran oil

Method:

• Preheat oven to 1800 Celsius
• Loosely wrap the salmon in baking paper and cook for 20 minutes, then flake the meat
• Line the tin with baking paper, bottom and sides
• Puree together the breadcrumbs and cashews, then with your fingers rub in the soft butter to form crumbs. Press mixture evenly over the base of the lined tin.
• Beat the cream cheese until light and fluffy
• Add eggs one at a time beating well between additions
• Beat in the citric acid, garlic, chives, parsley and salt
• Stir on the flaked salmon and sour cream, then pour the mixture on top of the crumb base and smooth the top . Wrap the bottom and sides of the tin in alfoil
• Place the tin in alfoil in a larger pan filled with 3cm of water and bake for 40 minutes. It should be set on the edges and soft in the middle. Turn off the oven and let the cake cool for about 1 hour
• Remove from the oven and cool completely on a wire rack. Wrap in glad wrap, in its pan and refrigerate over night

Croutons:

Preheat oven to fan forced 1800 Celsius
• Slice the crusts off the bread and cut into 4 triangles
• Melt the butter in a saucepan, then stir in the oil and brush both sides of the bread
• Place on baking paper and bake for 10 minutes or until golden but not overly brown
• Store at room temperature
Carefully remove the cheesecake from the tin, surround in croutons and serve

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