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Smoked Trout Crostini

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Prep Time 5 mins
Cook Time 10 mins
Total Time 15 mins
Course Appetizer
Servings 6 servings

Ingredients
  

  • 12 Baguette Slices each about 1/2 inch thick
  • 8 Ounces Smoked Trout flaked with a fork
  • 1/4 Cup plus 1 Tablespoon aka 5 Tablespoons Creme Fraiche (Mascarpone works great as well!)
  • 1.5 Tablespoons Shallot diced
  • 2 Teaspoons lemon zest
  • 1.5 Tablespoons freshly squeezed lemon juice
  • Salt
  • Pepper
  • Fresh chives for garnish
  • Additional lemon wedges for serving
  • Optional Garnishes:
  • crushed chili flakes

Instructions
 

  • Preheat the oven to 400* F, and brush both sides of baguette slices with olive oil.
  • Arrange baguette slices in a single layer on a baking sheet and bake until slightly golden and crispy, flipping them halfway through the baking process. This can take between 7-10 mins, depending on your oven.
  • While the bread is baking, place the smoked trout, creme fraiche, shallot, lemon zest and juice, and a pinch of salt and pepper in a small bowl and gently fold to combine all ingredients.
  • When the bread is done toasting, divide up the smoked trout spread evenly amongst the toast. Garnish with a generous squeeze of lemon juice, salt, pepper, and freshly chopped chives, and serve while the bread is warm arranged on a platter. Leave additional lemon wedges and crushed chili flakes out for serving.
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