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Quick Salmon Con­fit Sand­wiches

Serves 12 sand­wiches In­gre­di­ents

• 1 lb (450 g) skin­less salmon

• 3 tbsp (45 ml) olive oil

• 2 tbsp basil, finely chopped

• 1 tbsp (15 ml) may­on­naise

• 2 tsp (10 ml) Di­jon mus­tard

• 1 small shal­lot, finely chopped

• 1 av­o­cado, thinly sliced

• 1/2 lime, juice only

• 8 slices white sand­wich bread

Di­rec­tions

1. In a 9 x 5-inch (23 x 14 cm) glass dish, coat the salmon in the oil. Cover with plas­tic wrap. Cook in the mi­crowave oven 1

minute at a time, for a to­tal of about 2 min­utes, or un­til the salmon is cooked. Re­frig­er­ate for 1 hour un­til com­pletely cooled. Drain.

2. In a bowl, shred the salmon with a fork. Add the basil, may­on­naise, mus­tard and shal­lot. Sea­son with salt and pep­per. Toss gen­tly.

3. Driz­zle the av­o­cado slices with the lime juice.

4. Spread the salmon fill­ing on 4 slices of bread and top with the av­o­cado. Close the sand­wiches. Press down lightly to flat­ten them, trim the crusts if de­sired, and cut into 3 rec­tan­gles each.

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