Smoked Salmon Brunch Board
Recipe courtesy of Flavor the Moments.
Charcuterie boards are so popular right now because they’re such a fun way to entertain, they’re easily scaled to feed a crowd, and they’re practically effortless.
- 1 package Blue Circle Foods smoked salmon
- 2 packages Blue Circle Foods hot smoked roasted salmon in classic and peppered varieties
- Assorted bagels
- Whipped cream cheese
- Pickled shallots or onions
- 6-minute eggs or hard boiled eggs
- Olives and/or capers
- A variety of seasonal produce to taste
The first thing to think about is how many guests you’ll be serving, and how you want to present your brunch board. You can use one larger board, or put together a few smaller ones—anything goes!
All of the ingredients that you choose to serve alongside the smoked salmon should compliment the salmon, as well as add visual appeal with a wide variety of color and texture. Classic additions for smoked salmon platters include bagels, cream cheese, cucumbers, dill, lemon, and a briny element such as capers or olives.
From there, include your favorite ingredients that also add interest such as quick pickled shallots or onions, avocado, six-minute or hard boiled eggs, and a host of fresh seasonal fruit and veggies.
The best part about serving a brunch charcuterie board is that many of the elements may be done a day in advance. If any of your guests have dietary restrictions, it’s very easy to incorporate gluten-free bread or a dairy free spread.
Give yourself 10-15 minutes to prep the fruit, slice the veggies, and place the spreads and pickled onions in serving dishes. The smoked salmon should be the focal point of your board, so place it in the center. Place the spreads on opposite sides of the smoked salmon, with the bagels, bread or crackers close by the spreads. From there, arrange the eggs, olives, fruit and veggies in a way that provides a nice color contrast, and fill in any large gaps with extra slices of lemon and fresh dill.