1-lb can of salmon or enough poached fresh salmon (1-1/2 lbs) to measure 2 cups. 2 Tablespoons butter 1 medium onion, chopped 1 teaspoon salt, 1 cup rice 1 can chicken consomme plus enough water to measure 2 cups 1 hard-cooked egg, diced 1/2 cup bechamel sauce salt to taste 1 Tablespoon butter
Flake: a 1-lb can of salmon or enough poached fresh salmon (1-1/2 lbs) to measure 2 cups. Set aside. Preheat oven to moderate (350). In saucepan melt 2 Tablespoons butter and in it saute: 1 medium onion, chopped, for 5 minutes. Add salt, 1 cup rice, and 1 can chicken consomme plus enough water to measure 2 cups. Bring liquid to a boil. Cover tightly and cook over low heat without stirring for 30 minutes. Remove cover, stir rice, and let steam for 5 minutes. Mix 1 cup of the rice pilaf with 1 cup of the flaked salmon. Add the hard-cooked egg, bechamel sauce, and salt to taste. Make a ring of this mixture in a glass baking dish, 8" round and 2" deep. Fill center with the remainder of the flaked salmon and cover completely with the remaining rice. Dot with remaining tablespoon of butter. Set dish in pan containing 1" hot water. Cover baking dish with greased brown paper and bake in the moderate oven for 20 minutes.
Serve with favorite curry sauce