Smoked eel canapé

servings5
1 hour 30 minutes

Ingredients

Ingredients

  • 2 smoked eel fillets
  • 3 red beetroots, boiled and peeled
  • 3 yellow beetroots, boiled and peeled
  • 1 tbsp of fresh horseradish, grated
  • 2 tbsp of crème fraîche
  • 1 handful of rocket
  • 5 slices of sourdough bread, toasted
  • 1/2 lemon
  • salt
  • black pepper, freshly ground
  • 2 tbsp of olive oil

Method

1
Cook the red and yellow beetroot in two separate pans for about 20 minutes or until tender. Drain, cool and peel
  • 3 red beetroots
  • 3 yellow beetroots
2
Cut the beetroots into eights and toss each colour beetroot in 1 tbsp olive oil with some salt and pepper. Do this separately so that the beetroots do not blend their colours
  • 2 tbsp of olive oil
  • salt
3
Mix the horseradish and crème fraîche together and set aside until needed. Cut the smoked eel fillet into 10 slices
  • 1 tbsp of fresh horseradish
  • 2 tbsp of crème fraîche
  • 2 smoked eel fillets
4
Spread the horseradish on the toast pieces, then add 2 rocket leaves per toast plus a wedge of each colour beetroot
  • 1 handful of rocket
  • 5 slices of sourdough bread, toasted
5
Put a small spoonful of horseradish on top of the beetroot and finish with the slice of smoked eel. Serve with a squeeze of lemon and some freshly milled black pepper
  • 1/2 lemon
  • black pepper