Salmon Mousse De Beauzon Recipe

Serves/Makes: 6 servings


  • 2 cups flaked, cold, cooked fresh salmon, simmered in herbs and water
  • 2 tablespoons gelatin*
  • 1/2 cup scant cold water
  • 1/3 cup lemon juice
  • 1 heaping teaspoon grated onion
  • 2 tablespoons capers
  • 2 tablespoons Worcestershire sauce
  • 1 cup mayonnaise
  • Tabasco sauce, to taste
  • Salt
  • Fresh green watercress, to serve
  • 1 dozen large split, cooked shrimp, to garnish
  • Cucumber Sauce, to serve (recipe follows)
How to cook Salmon Mousse De Beauzon:
  • Soak gelatin in cold water for 5 minutes. Dissolve over hot water. Add lemon juice. Cool.
  • Mix cooked salmon, grated onion, capers, Worcestershire sauce, mayonnaise, Tabasco, and salt to taste.
  • Fold in the cooled gelatin, blend thoroughly. Place in a mold, and put in refrigerator until set.
  • Unmold on a bed of fresh green watercress, garnish with cooked shrimp and serve with Cucumber Sauce.

Cucumber Sauce Recipe

Cucumber Sauce Ingredients:
  • 1 cup mayonnaise
  • 1 cup sour cream
  • 1 teaspoon dry mustard
  • 2 cucumbers, chopped
  • 1 drop green food coloring
  • 2 tablespoons chopped chives or parsley
How to cook Cucumber Sauce:
  • Mix mayonnaise with sour cream. Stir until well blended.
  • Remove a small amount of the mixture and stir with of dry mustard until thoroughly dampened and smooth. Return to the rest of the mixture and add cucumbers.
  • Stir in green food coloring and continue to stir until the sauce takes on a very pale even green color. Fold in chives or parsley. Serve with cold fish.


The Salmon Mousse De Beauzon recipe easy to cook and so good!
Saint-Genest-de-Beauzon is a commune in the Ardeche department in southern France.


*If you find the given amount of gelatin make the Mousse too stiff for your taste, cut the gelatin to 1 1/2 tablespoons. It is all a matter of preference.

This recipe for Salmon Mousse De Beauzon serves/makes: 6 servings

The Salmon Mousse De Beauzon recipe and the pictures are adopted from The Our Favorite Fish & Seafood Recipes Cookbook.

Main Ingredient: Salmon (more Salmon recipes)
Preparation Method: Aspic/Chilled (more Aspic/Chilled recipes)
Cuisine: French (more French recipes)

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