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Wild Salmon Tartare

with Lentils and Honey-Mustard Sauce
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Wild Salmon Tartare

Wild Salmon Tartare - A simple but elegant dish, ideal for guests and celebrations

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Health Score:
9,1 / 10
very easy
30 min.
ready in 1 hr
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Nutritional values

The fine lentils provide fibre and a large portion of vitamin D, which ensures stable bones and firm teeth. Grapeseed oil contains plenty of vitamin E for healthy blood vessels, and the salmon fillet scores points with protein plus valuable omega-3 fatty acids.

The salmon tartar is certainly also well received as a starter in a menu. If you can't get enough of it: The indicated amount also makes a small, fine main meal for two! Serve with freshly roasted toast or baguette.

1 serving contains
(Percentage of daily recommendation)
Calorie256 kcal(12 %)
Protein14 g(14 %)
Fat17 g(15 %)
Carbohydrates9 g(6 %)
Sugar added1 g(4 %)
Roughage2 g(7 %)
Vitamin A0.1 mg(13 %)
Vitamin D8.6 μg(43 %)
Vitamin E5.6 mg(47 %)
Vitamin B₁0.2 mg(20 %)
Vitamin B₂0.2 mg(18 %)
Niacin7 mg(58 %)
Vitamin B₆0.5 mg(36 %)
Folate55 μg(18 %)
Pantothenic acid1 mg(17 %)
Biotin9.1 μg(20 %)
Vitamin B₁₂1.7 μg(57 %)
Vitamin C4 mg(4 %)
Potassium361 mg(9 %)
Calcium46 mg(5 %)
Magnesium42 mg(14 %)
Iron2.1 mg(14 %)
Iodine19 μg(10 %)
Zinc1.2 mg(15 %)
Saturated fatty acids2.5 g
Uric acid115 mg
Cholesterol77 mg
Development of this recipe:


2 ounces Le Puy lentils
1 garlic
1 tablespoon Dijon mustard
1 teaspoon liquid honey
2 tablespoons White vinegar
5 tablespoons grapeseed oil
1 scallion
4 Quail egg
½ red onion
7 ounces very fresh Wild salmon (sushi-grade)
½ small lemon
3 sprigs Dill
How healthy are the main ingredients?
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Kitchen utensils

1 Pot, 1 Small pot, 1 Bowl, 1 Small bowl, 1 Cutting board, 1 Small knife, 1 Tablespoon, 1 Teaspoon, 1 Fine-mesh sieve, 1 Slotted spoon, 1 Citrus juicer

Preparation steps

Wild Salmon Tartare preparation step 1

Boil about 1 liter (approximately 4 cups) of water in a pot. Rinse lentils in cold water, strain through a sieve and add to boiling water. Peel garlic and add to boiling water. Cook over medium heat, covered, for 15-20 minutes.

Wild Salmon Tartare preparation step 2

Meanwhile mix mustard, honey and vinegar with a little salt and pepper in a bowl. Add oil and beat into honey-mustard mixture.

Wild Salmon Tartare preparation step 3

Rinse and chop scallion. Drain lentils in a sieve and let cool slightly. Remove garlic clove.

Wild Salmon Tartare preparation step 4

Mix lentils and scallion in a bowl with mustard sauce and marinate for about 20 minutes.

Wild Salmon Tartare preparation step 5

Cook quail eggs in boiling water for 3 minutes. Lift eggs out with a slotted spoon, rinse under cold water and peel carefully.

Wild Salmon Tartare preparation step 6

Peel red onion and chop very finely. Rinse salmon fillet, pat dry and slice very finely.

Wild Salmon Tartare preparation step 7

Squeeze lemon, Measure 1 tablespoon lemon juice and mix with remaining oil. Season with salt and pepper and mix with red onion and salmon.

Wild Salmon Tartare preparation step 8

Rinse dill, shake dry, chop very finely and add to salmon.

Wild Salmon Tartare preparation step 9

Put marinated lentils and salmon tartare into 4 glasses. Cut quail eggs in half and put 2 halves in each glass. Garnish with dill to taste and serve.