Påske – Kylling og asparges i tarteletter – Chicken and White Asparagus Tarlet For Danish Easter

 Ingredients:

  • 1 jar of asparagus
  • 2 pieces of chicken breast
  • 1 leek, 1 celery stalk, a couple of carrots
  • bayleaf, parsley, thyme, salt, pepper
  • 1/3 cup cream
  • 2 tbsp. butter
  • 1/4 cup flour
  • Chicken stock
  • Tartlets
  • Parsley or chives


 
See our video tutorial

Instructions:

  1. Cover the chicken breasts with water, add the vegetables and bring to a boil. Cook for approx. 1/2 hour.
  2. Slice the cooked chicken  and the asparagus into small pieces.
  3. Melt the butter, add asparagus liquid and keep stirring. Add cream and chicken stock.  Finally add the chicken and asparagus pieces.
  4. Fill the tartlets with the creamed chicken and asparagus and sprinkle with either parsley or chives 
 
 
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Norsk Lakseroulade med asparges. Norwegian Lakserulader with asparagus. A Delicious Salmon Dinner!

The Norwegian salmon from the unpolluted fjords is exported all over the world.
If you get a chance to try a Norwegian Salmon dinner you won’t be disappointed.  You can be pretty creative cooking a salmon. Below is a delicious dinner combination of pink salmon and fresh green asparagus that you should try. The proportion is for two servings.  

 

Ingredients:

  • 2 thin slices of salmon fillet (boneless/skinless)
  • approx. 10 thin asparagus spears
  • juice of 1/2 lemon
  • salt and pepper
  • cooked rice for two servings

Butter Sauce Ingredients:

  • 1/2 Vidalia onion sliced
  • 6 peppercorn
  • 1/2 cup dry white wine
  • approx. 4 tblsp heavy cream
  • 2-4 tblsp. butter
  • chopped parsley
  • salt and pepper to taste

 Kitchen Utensils:

  • skillet 
  • cutting board
  • knife

Instructions:

  1. First step snap off tough asparagus ends.
  2. Then steam the asparagus spears briefly (2-4 min) or until tender and keep them warm.
  3. While asparagus is steaming chop the onion and set aside.
  4. Remove the asparagus from the pan and onto the cutting board.
  5. Thoroughly rinse the salmon in cold water and pat dry
  6. Place the slices on a flat surface. Season with salt and pepper. 
  7. Place 5 asparagus spears on each slice and roll the salmon around the asparagus. 
  8. Add an inch of the asparagus water on the bottom of the skillet.
  9. Sprinkle the lemon juice over the salmon rolls. Add peppercorn and a sprinkle of salt. Put a lid over the skillet.
  10. Steam the salmon rolls for approx. 2 min on each side or until the salmon is flaky. To test the salmon poke a fork at the thickest part of the salmon and the fish should flake. If not, steam the fish for 1 or 2 more minutes.
  11. Remove the salmon from the pan. Cover it to keep warm.
  12. Then we are ready to make the sauce in the same pan that we steamed the fish.
  13. Now, we saute the onions in the skillet.
  14. Add pepper corn, wine, and heavy cream into the pan. 
  15. Next add butter into the pan.  Have the pan on low heat, so it does not boil.  
  16. Season with salt and pepper.  Just before serving the sauce over the salmon, add the chopped parsley to the sauce.
  17. Now you are ready to serve the dinner.  First serve cooked rice on the plate.
  18. Then place salmon roll on the plate.  Pour desired amount of sauce over the salmon roll. 
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*how to make Danish Christmas rice pudding with cherry sauce dessert recipe (Risalamande med kirsebærsauce)
*How to make St Lucia Buns – A Swedish Saint Lucia Saffron Bun Recipe – Lussekatter
*how to make Swedish Glogg for Christmas & cold evenings! (glögg or mulled wine recipe) 
*Jansson’s Temptation A Swedish Christmas dish – Janssons Frestelse
*How to make Swedish Sour Cream Cucumber Salad with Dill. svensk gurksallad.
*How to Make Marzipan for Scandinavian Baking & Candies A simple homemade recipe- marcipan – marsipan
*Brunsviger – A classic Danish cinnamon coffee cake
*how to make aeblskiver (æbleskiver)
*how to make Danish Christmas Klejner
*how to make Danish sugar browned potatoes (brunede kartofler)
*how to make Danish red cabbage (rødkaal)
*How to make Danish Cucumber Salad (Agurksalat)
*How to Make Marzipan for Scandinavian Baking & Candies A simple homemade recipe- marcipan – marsipan
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Smørrebrød Danish Open Sandwich Shrimp & Asparagus Sandwich for lunch, supper & hors d’oeuvres

The shrimp (rejer) salad sandwich is great for both as a standard sandwich or as small appetizer at your next gathering.

Ingredients:

  • 2 -3 slices of white bread (Italian or French)
  • butter (European-style butter is easier to spread)
  • 2 large pieces Boston or Romaine lettuce leaves
  • 6 ounces small baby shrimp (larger shrimp cut into smaller pieces)
  • 4 or 5 large tablespoons of mayonnaise
  • 7-9 long spears of white or green asparagus
  • black pepper to taste
  • a couple drops of Worcestershire sauce (lemon juice is another option)
  • chopped parsley or dill for taste & decoration
  • 1 lemon wedge slice for garnish



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Smørrebrød comes from smør og brød
* smør means butter
* brød means bread


Instructions:

You will need 7 or 9 strips of white asparagus and cut into smaller pieces and add into in a bowl. White asparagus is the most traditional for this sandwich.  Add either small size shrimps or cut larger shrimps into smaller pieces into a bowl.  Add 4 or 5 large tablespoons of mayonnaise.  Mix everything together.  Add either a couple drops of Worcestershire sauce (lemon juice is another option).

Next spread butter onto either a slice of French or Italian bread.  Place several pieces of either Boston or Romaine lettuce leaves on the bread.  Scoop several spoonfuls of the shrimp asparagus mixture onto the lettuce. For both decoration and taste add several slices of asparagus on top.  Garnish with a wedge of lemon and chopped dill or parsley.

Serve on plate with silverware.  It is a great sandwich for either lunch or dinner.  If need you desire to serve this as an appetizer, slice the bread into smaller pieces.


Other Scandinavian ways to write open sandwich 
*in Norwegian it is smørbrød
* in Swedish it is smörgås


We hope you enjoyed the video on how to make the Smørrebrød Danish Open Face Sandwich Shrimp (Rejer) & Asparagus Sandwich and recipe! This is a delicious traditional smorrebrod and easy to make.

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*how to make Danish Christmas rice pudding with cherry sauce dessert recipe (Risalamande med kirsebærsauce)
*how to make Swedish Glogg for Christmas & cold evenings! (glögg or mulled wine recipe) 
*how to make aeblskiver (æbleskiver)
*how to make Danish Christmas Klejner
*how to make easy Danish cucumber salad (arguksalat)
*how to make Danish sugar browned potatoes (brunede kartofler)
*how to make Danish red cabbage (rødkaal)
These recipes are perfect for the holiday season. Please let us know what you think! Glædelig Jul and Merry Christmas♥ !

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