Tuna Mousse Recipe

 
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Tuna Mousse
  • Recipe Servings: 4
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  • Difficulty Level: Easy

A delicate mousse to grace your dinner party! Made with tuna, mayo, herbs, cream and served with a refreshing cucumber sauce.

Ingredients of Tuna Mousse

  • 3 tsp gelatine
  • 2 Tbsp lemon juice
  • 3 Tbsp water
  • 1 cucumber - peeled, seeded and chopped
  • 2 tins of tuna fish
  • 125 ml mayonnaise
  • 125 ml whipped cream
  • 2 Tbsp chopped dill/ parsley
  • 4 oranges - segmented
  • Salt and pepper
  • Cucumber sauce:
  • 1 cucumber - peeled and grated
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • 1 tsp vinegar
  • 1 tsp sugar
  • A pinch of paprika
  • 150 ml thick yogurt

How to Make Tuna Mousse

  • 1.Lightly oil a 1/2 kg loaf tin.
  • 2.Sprinkle gelatine over lemon juice and water in a pan. Dissolve over a gentle flame.
  • 3.Combine cucumber, fish, mayonnaise, cream, herbs and gelatine.
  • 4.Season well. Arrange 1/2 in the tin. Scatter orange segments.
  • 5.Cover with remaining mousse. Chill until set. Serve sliced with sauce.
  • For the sauce:
  • 1.Mix cucumber, salt, vinegar and sugar together. Leave for 1 hour.
  • 2.Drain and reserve 1 Tbsp of the liquid. Combine cucumber, reserved liquid, paprika and curd.
  • 3.Season and serve with the mousse.

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