Salmon Pie - Kulebiak z Lososiem - Recipe #129

Time for a fish recipe. Salmon and pie in one dish, how that can get any better? This is Russian recipe for Kulebiak. I hope you enjoy!


  • 400 g of salmon
  • 3 hard boiled eggs
  • 2 tbs of chopped fresh baby dill
  • 2 tbs of lemon
  • 200 g of cooked rice
  • half of a large onion
  • 450 g of puff pastry
  • salt and pepper
  • egg for an egg wash



  1. Chop the onion finely and fry on couple of tbs of oil until tender.
  2. Add cooked rice, baby dill and lemon juice. Give it a good stir and take off the heat.
  3. Chop the eggs finely and set aside.
  4. Cut the salmon in bite size pieces.
  5. On the lightly floured surface roll out half of your puff pastry a bit, you want it around 2 mm thick. Line your pie dish with the puff pastry and transfer the rice.
  6. Even it out, season with salt and pepper and then arrange the salmon. Season with salt and pepper and lastly put the egg layer and season as well.
  7. Brush the edges with egg wash to seal the pie.
  8. Roll out the second half of the pasty and cover the pie, cut some holes or prick with a fork before baking.
  9. Brush the top with an egg wash and bake in preheated oven to 200 degrees celsius (400F) for 45 minutes. Cover with aluminum foil if browning too much.
  10. Let it cool down a bit and serve.