Friday, February 6, 2009

Crisco Salmon Treats

Prove it yourself - fry tonight the "Tender-Crisp" way!

Makes 4 to 6 servings

These creamy-rich salmon squares make a Friday meal a real occasion! Just use Crisco's "Tender-Crisp" frying guide (given below) and be sure of fried foods as digestible as they are delicious!

4 tablespoons Crisco
4 tablespoons flour
1 teaspoon salt
1/4 teaspoon pepper
1 cup milk
1 egg
1 1/3 cups fine crumbs
1 1/2 cups shredded salmon
1/2 teaspoon onion juice
1 tablespoon lemon juice
1 egg + 2 tbsps. water
Crisco for frying

All Measurements Level: Make a white sauce by blending melted Crisco, flour and seasonings. Add milk and cook until thick. Cool slightly. Stir in 1 egg, 1 cup of the crumbs, salmon, onion and lemon juice. Pack into loaf pan and chill.cut slices from loaf, dip in remaining crumbs, then in egg beaten with water, and again in crumbs. Fry in Crisco, following Crisco's frying guide below, until nicely browned on all sides. If desired, serve with spiced fruit.

Crisco's "Tender-Crisp" Pan Frying Guide:
1. Measure Crisco into cold skillet and heat until completely melted. Then add food and fry over medium heat.
2. Correct amount of Crisco is essential. Follow this chart for uncoated foods*:
Size of Pan

8" diameter.......2 to 3 tbsps.
9" diameter.......1/4 cup
10" diameter......1/3 cup

*For coated foods, increase amount of Crisco by 2 tbsp.
3. When food is well browned, but recipe calls for longer cooking, cover skillet, and continue cooking over low heat.

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