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Orange Ginger Salmon Phyllo Tart

Total Time: 25 MIN Makes: 1 tart
Prep Time: 5 MIN Cook Time: 20 MIN

This savory tart is topped with zesty salmon and drizzled with peanut sauce for a simple meal that looks impressive. Recipe by Tracey Ceurvels of The NYC Kitchen blog.

  • 1 pound salmon, cooked (recommend Cedar Bay® Applewood with Orange & Ginger Cedar Planked Atlantic Salmon)
  • 6-7 sheets Athens® Phyllo Dough (9″x14″), thawed
  • Olive oil (for brushing the dough)
  • 2 tablespoons  orange zest
  • Salt & pepper, to taste
  • 1/4 cup  Thai peanut sauce
  • 1/3 cup cucumber, chopped
  • 2 tablespoons scallions, chopped


  • Sesame seeds, for garnish
  • Crushed peanuts, for garnish


Thaw one roll of phyllo, following thawing instructions on package. Preheat oven to 350°F. Place salmon on a baking sheet and bake in the oven for about 10 minutes. Meanwhile, remove the phyllo dough from the packaging. Pour some olive oil in a small bowl or ramekin. Place tin foil or a silicone mat onto another baking sheet.

Unroll and cover phyllo sheets with plastic wrap, then a slightly damp towel to prevent drying out. Take one sheet of phyllo dough and place it onto the foil or mat. Brush with olive oil. Add another layer and continue brushing each layer with the oil, including the top layer. Sprinkle with orange zest. After about 6-7 sheets, place in the oven for about 10 minutes, or until just browned. Remove from the oven.

Break the salmon into pieces. Scatter the salmon on top of the phyllo dough. Sprinkle with salt & pepper. Drizzle with the peanut sauce, then sprinkle with cucumber and scallions. Garnish with sesame seeds and/or crushed peanuts if you like. Use kitchen scissors or a pizza slicer to slice into pieces. Serve immediately.