The Ultimate Fish and Meat Board

The Ultimate Fish and Meat Board is a great way to jazz up your next happy hour! Fresh fish & meats make for a delicious and easy spread!

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I’m about to turn your world upside down.

Specifically, your happy hour world.

Over the past couple of years when I’ve had my gaggle of best girls over for giggles and giggle juice at five o’clock, the same thing always happens. Champagne is poured followed by more wine and the typical charcuterie board makes it’s grand entrance. For the record, there is nothing wrong with what I just said. I will never pass up a glass of champagne with a side of cheese and chorizo.

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But! After my recent travels to Scotland, I experienced a game changer in the happy hour appetizer routine. Since Scotland has easy access to salmon (duh!) and other seafood delights, instead of snacking on cheese and meat, they had meat and fish boards! CAN YOU SAY GENIUS??? I don’t know why I didn’t think about this idea sooner. I adore cheese, but the idea of nibbling on slices of fresh salmon, pickled herring, trout, and haddock was life changing in the simplest form.

So, what’s a girl to-do when she is presented with a new way of enjoying her favorite part of the day? Make it at home, of course! Below is my full-proof way to enjoy The Ultimate Fish and Meat Board. You can find most of the ingredients at your local grocery store, but if you have access to a local fish monger definitely worth the trek. You can always find new fish to pickle or sashmi to try if you want a more raw piece of fish. I picked some smoked salmon belly and thought I struck fish gold.

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Anyway, like most appetizer boards this one comes together lickety-split. Pile everything onto a serving tray and let the ooooooohhhhhig and aaaaaaahing begin. So what are you waiting for? Invite your gaggle over, get the champagne and wine flowing, and put out the fish and meat board.

Your happy hour world will never be the same. Trust me, you’ll thank me later.

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The Ultimate Fish and Meat Board

Ingredients:

Fresh Salmon
Smoked Salmon Belly
Pickled Herring
Trout
Chorizo
Prosciutto
Salami
Olives
Okra
Baguette, sliced, toasted

Directions:

Place ingredients on a large serving tray. Display them however you would like just make sure to include some small utensils for easy eating. Enjoy with cocktails!

the ultimate fish and meat board