Looking for an easy recipe for holiday entertaining that is also low-carb? These one-bite Low-Carb Smoked Salmon Blinis are the perfect hors d’oeuvre to serve or take to your next holiday party. It’s difficult to stick to low-carb eating during the festive season, so make something keto-friendly to share with your friends and family.

This recipe is easy to make. The blinis or mini-pancakes can be made a day ahead, leaving you to add the smoked salmon, cream cheese and dill on the day. They are the perfect make ahead appetizer.

The blinis are made using coconut flour so they are also gluten-free. The recipe for the mini-pancakes comes from the website annavocino.com.

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Low-Carb Smoked Salmon Blinis

Ingredients:

1/2 cup coconut flour

1/2 tsp baking powder (gluten free)

1/2 tsp salt

3 eggs

4 tbsp butter – 2 tbsp melted and 2 tbsp butter for cooking

3/4 cup milk

8 oz (225g) cream cheese

4 oz (120g) smoked salmon

1 tbsp lemon juice

1/4 cup dill sprigs, finely chopped

Method:

Mix together in a bowl, the coconut flour, baking powder and salt.

Add the eggs and stir gently till combined.

Pour in the melted butter (2 tbsp)

Now add in the milk gradually, stirring until combined after each addition.

Continue to add the milk until it is combined and the batter is thick.

low-carb blini batter

Heat a fry-pan to medium heat and add a tsp butter.

Using a teaspoon, add a dollop of batter to the fry-pan and press down with the back of the spoon to form a flat round shape. Continue to add teaspoons of batter till pan is filled.

Cook for about 2 mins or until browned and then flip and cook for another 1-2 mins on the other side.

Place cooked blinis on a plate lined with paper towel.

Add another tsp butter to the pan and cook another batch of blinis. Continue until all the batter is used.

In a bowl, combine the cream cheese with 1 tbsp lemon juice.

Top each blini with some of the cream cheese mixture, smoked salmon and dill.

Makes 30

One serving is 5 blinis.

Per serving: 328.1 Calories; 26.0g Fat; 12.5g Protein; 6.2g Total Carbohydrate; 3.3g Fiber; 2.8g Net Carbs

Based on a recipe from annavocino.com

Smoked salmon blinis plated

Low-Carb Smoked Salmon Blinis
 
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Nutrition Information
  • Serves: makes 30 blinis
  • Serving size: 1
  • Calories: 328.1
  • Fat: 26.0
  • Net Carbohydrates: 2.8
  • Fiber: 3.3
  • Protein: 12.5
Recipe type: Snacks
Cuisine: Gluten Free, Holiday
Prep time: 
Cook time: 
Total time: 
Looking for an easy recipe for holiday entertaining that is also low-carb? These one-bite Low-Carb Smoked Salmon Blinis are the perfect hors d'oeuvre to serve or take to your next holiday party. It's difficult to stick to low-carb eating during the festive season, so make something keto-friendly to share with your friends and family. This recipe is easy to make. The blinis or mini-pancakes can be made a day ahead, leaving you to add the smoked salmon, cream cheese and dill on the day. They are the perfect make ahead appetizer. The blinis are made using coconut flour so they are also gluten-free.
Ingredients
  • ½ cup coconut flour
  • ½ tsp baking powder (gluten free)
  • ½ tsp salt
  • 3 eggs
  • 4 tbsp butter - 2 tbsp melted and 2 tbsp butter for cooking
  • ¾ cup milk
  • 8oz (225g) cream cheese
  • 4 oz (120g) smoked salmon
  • 1 tbsp lemon juice
  • ¼ cup dill sprigs, finely chopped
Instructions
  1. Mix together in a bowl, the coconut flour, baking powder and salt.
  2. Add the eggs and stir gently till combined.
  3. Pour in the melted butter (2 tbsp)
  4. Now add in the milk gradually, stirring until combined after each addition.
  5. Continue to add the milk until it is combined and the batter is thick.
  6. Heat a frypan to medium heat and add a tsp butter.
  7. Using a teaspoon, add a dollop of batter to the frypan and press down with the back of the spoon to form a flat round shape. Continue to add teaspoons of batter till pan is filled.
  8. Cook for about 2 mins or until browned and then flip and cook for another 1-2 mins on the other side.
  9. Place cooked blinis on a plate lined with paper towel.
  10. Add another tsp butter to the pan and cook another batch of blinis. Continue until all the batter is used.
  11. In a bowl, combine the cream cheese with 1 tbsp lemon juice.
  12. Top each blini with some of the cream cheese mixture, smoked salmon and dill.
Notes
One serving is 5 blinis
Based on a recipe from http://annavocino.com/

 

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