Smoked Trout Pate

I love cooking and baking.  I really enjoy making homemade food for my family and friends.  I enjoy spending an afternoon in the kitchen preparing a tasty meal but there are also time when I want and quick and easy dish that hits the taste buds just right.  I adore making both sweet and savoury meals.  When I am entertaining I want to give my guests a quick and easy starter that I can prepare in advance.  There are also other times when I want a quick, easy and tasty meal.  A meal that is light yet tasty.  A meal that is comforting.  On occasions like this I love to make a simple trout pate and serve with fresh crusty bread.  This smoked trout pate will impress your guests and make a great late night meal for you to enjoy on a lazy evening in front of the television.

This delicious trout pate was made using some peppered smoked trout. The pepper gives it such a lovely taste which contrasts lovely with the fish, lemon and mustard.  The seasonings can be adjusted to your own personal taste.

This is a really easy pate to make and even my children loved it. Obviously, if you are not a fan of a heavy pepper taste then plain smoked trout can be used.  Instead of trout you could use smoked salmon as an alternative.

Ingredients

  • 350g Smoked Peppered Trout
  • 2 teaspoons of English mustard
  • 2 tablespoons of creme fraiche
  • 1/2 teaspoon sugar
  • Juice of 1 lemon
  • Finely chopped chives

smoked trout pate

Method

  • Place the smoked fish, creme fraiche and mustard in to a food processor and mix until the pate is smooth.
  • Add to this lemon juice and the sugar. Mix well.
  • Cool in the fridge for minimum of 3 hours.
  • Serve the pate with fresh crusty bread.

13 Comments

  • Kirsty Hijacked By Twins

    26th January 2016 at 3:50 PM

    I love homemade pate, it is so easy to make and you know exactly what is in it. This one sounds delicious. Popping over from #TastyTuesdays x

  • Jane @ northernmum

    26th January 2016 at 9:20 PM

    That looks delicious!

  • Yet Another Blogging Mummy!!!

    27th January 2016 at 4:48 AM

    I love fish pate. This sounds delicious #TriedTested

    1. Yet Another Blogging Mummy!!!

      27th January 2016 at 4:57 AM

      Sorry meant #TastyTuesdays

  • Michelle Murray

    3rd February 2016 at 2:26 PM

    ooh I do love pate although I only ever eat it at christmas time

  • Cathy (MummyTravels)

    3rd February 2016 at 3:51 PM

    Mmmm this sounds absolutely delicious and so easy. I used to make a version with smoked mackerel but trout would be lovely, and the mustard would give a nice kick too.

  • Cathy Glynn

    3rd February 2016 at 5:37 PM

    Home made pate is great and I definitely think the mustard would add that extra punch. I really need to try this x

  • Anosa

    3rd February 2016 at 6:48 PM

    I have never made pate before and rarely eat it except on wizz air flights lol they have some good pate. I will definitely give this a try

  • Ana De- Jesus

    3rd February 2016 at 7:48 PM

    This sounds like a great snack for meat eaters, I am a vegetarian! The mustard would give it the kick it needs.

  • Emma T

    3rd February 2016 at 10:08 PM

    I don’t eat pate at all – not my cup of tea. But I bet N and the OH would like it.

  • Kara

    4th February 2016 at 8:07 AM

    I don’t like fish sadly but will pass this on to my mum as she loves making pate

  • Ickle Pickle

    4th February 2016 at 7:05 PM

    This looks so good – I never eat pate for fear of what is in it, but this looks yummy! Kaz x

  • Rachel

    4th February 2016 at 7:47 PM

    Oh this looks and sounds divine, I am a huge fan of trout x

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