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salmon bread cases
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Salmon Bread Cases

A super easy and tasty canape, party food idea or quick lunch.
Prep Time30 minutes
Cook Time20 minutes
Total Time50 minutes
Course: Appetizer
Cuisine: Australian
Keyword: savoury bread cases
Servings: 12 cases
Calories: 150kcal


Bread cases

  • 12 slices day old bread (white, wholemeal or multigrain sliced bread, fresh bread can be used but will be harder to flatten and work with)
  • 60 grams butter

Salmon filling

  • 210 gram tin of red or pink salmon
  • 20 grams butter (1 tablespoon)
  • 1 tablespoon plain flour
  • 1 teaspoon Keen's curry powder (or your preferred curry powder)
  • 1 cup milk


Bread cases

  • Using a rolling pin, flatten bread slices and then cut off crusts.
    bread case method shot
  • Melt butter and use a pastry brush to paint both sides of each slice with melted butter.
  • Push each slice into patty tins and then bake in a moderate oven for 12-15 minutes or until cases are toasted and firm.
    bread cases in patty tins

Salmon filling

  • Melt butter in saucepan and then add flour and curry powder and cook for one minute.
  • Whisk in milk over medium heat and continue to whisk until the mixture thickens.
  • Add tinned salmon to mixture (first removing the oil, skin and bones from the salmon) and stir to combine.
  • Fill bread cases with filling and then bake in a moderate oven for another 5-10 minutes.
  • Serve warm.


Calories: 150kcal | Carbohydrates: 14g | Protein: 7g | Fat: 7g | Saturated Fat: 4g | Cholesterol: 29mg | Sodium: 260mg | Potassium: 109mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 2g | Vitamin A: 178IU | Calcium: 89mg | Iron: 1mg