Chrystal's Recipe Corner
Smoked Salmon And Caramelized Onion Sandwich
By Chrystal Baker, The Duo Dishes
Jan 28, 2012 - 7:57:02 AM

BEVERLY HILLSSimple foods with simple touches are always a favorite. There's nothing like a satisfying sandwich to hit the spot during your midday or midnight moments of hunger. This sandwich is a play on the classic tea sandwich. Smoked salmon, Persian cucumbers, cream cheese and silky, warm onions drape toasted bread to create an easy to make and easy to eat meal.

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Smoked Salmon and Caramelized Onion Sandwich”“ Serves 4
1 large red onion, sliced
1 tablespoon unsalted butter, plus more if necessary
6 ounces smoked salmon
1 Persian cucumber, thinly sliced
Fresh dill, chopped
Fresh chives, chopped
Cream cheese
Kosher salt
8 slices of wheat bread

1. Put the butter in a shallow, wide pan. Once melted, add the onions and cook over medium high heat. Toss in butter to coat and dash with a bit of kosher salt. Turn the heat down to low, cover and cook for 30-40 minutes or until browned. Stir occasionally. (If you need to add a little more butter to keep the onions from sticking, go for it.)

2. Once onions are browned, remove from heat and set aside. Lightly toast the bread slices and spread a thin layer of cream cheese on each one. Top four slices with a healthy sprinkling of fresh chives and dill followed by a few slices of cucumber, salmon and finally onions.  Lay the remaining slices of bread on top.



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