Hot smoked salmon blinis with a courgette salad

Preparation time
1-2 hours

Cooking time
10 to 30 mins

Serves
Serves 2

Saturday Kitchen Chefs - Michel Roux Jr
By Michel Roux Jr.

Ingredients

For the hot smoked salmon

  • 2 tbsp soy sauce
  • 1 tbsp clear honey
  • 2 x 125g/4½oz salmon fillets
  • handful oak, applewood or cherrywood wood-chip shavings

For the blinis

  • 5g yeast
  • 225ml/8fl oz milk
  • 1 free-range egg yolk
  • 100g/3½oz rye flour
  • 75g/2¾oz white bread flour
  • pinch sugar
  • pinch salt
  • 2 free-range egg whites
  • 2 tbsp olive oil

For the courgette salad

  • 2 large courgettes, julienned
  • 15mm/⅝in piece fresh root ginger, grated
  • 2 garlic cloves, grated
  • 1 red chilli, finely chopped
  • 1–2 tsp fresh lemon juice
  • 4 tbsp olive oil
  • bunch of fresh chives, snipped
  • salt and freshly ground black pepper
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