13 smoked salmon recipes
Whether you prefer hot- or cold-smoked, it's great in everything from brunches and salads, to dinner party starters
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Smoked salmon recipes
Hot-smoked salmon vol-au-vents
These retro hot smoked salmon vol-au-vents can be rustled up ahead of time and serve up to six – the perfect dinner party addition.
Smoked salmon breakfast flatbread
Feed a crowd with this no-fuss, show-off brunch recipe starring smoked salmon. Chives, capers and lemon are some of salmon's most trusty companions, and all are in attendance here.
Hot-smoked salmon salad with chive buttermilk dressing
Soft hunks of hot-smoked salmon top this fresh, crunchy salad. It's all finished off perfectly with a tangy buttermilk and chive dressing that works well with this fish.
Smoked salmon and avocado on toast
This recipe is bound to get you out of bed in the morning. Creamy avocado and delicious smoked salmon feel like an indulgence, while the tomato chilli and mint dressing elevates it even higher. As it all comes in at under 300 calories, though, you can have a little bit of luxury any day of the week.
Hot-smoked salmon and sushi rice salad
This recipe for hot-smoked salmon with sushi rice is easy to make, ready in under 30 minutes and under 500 calories – great for lunch or a healthy dinner.
Tea-smoked salmon with cucumber and lemon
Tea-smoking your own fish is much easier than you’d imagine. Earl grey adds a lovely flavour, but if you’re a real smoke-lover, try lapsang souchong. Serve with a salad of blanched onion and cucumber in a white wine vinegar and rapeseed dressing.
Hot-smoked salmon cakes
Hot-smoked salmon is joined by potato, lemon zest, spring onions and dill in these comforting fishcakes. They're quick and easy to make, perfect for a midweek meal. You could make double and freeze some for later.
Pizza bianca with smoked salmon and spring onions
This type of pizza uses a creamy white base rather than tomato sauce – perfect for that soft and delicate smoked salmon. Pile high with fresh spring onion and rocket.
Smoked salmon, avocado and cucumber stacks
These stacks are made of three layers: dill-dressed cucumber, lemony avocado and soft folds of smoked salmon. Enjoy with bread for a great brunch or lunch, or serve as a dinner party starter that's low-calorie and gluten-free.
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Potted smoked salmon
Smoked salmon is joined by fresh salmon in this rillettes-style pâté, for a result that's light but deeply flavoured. Clarified butter seals the pots, so they can be made a day or two in advance – ideal for a big family meal or dinner party.
Hot-smoked salmon and courgette mini quiches
These little wonders, packed with tender flakes of hot-smoked salmon, look striking, are gorgeously crunchy and easy to put together. Great for an early summer picnic.
Smoked salmon, watercress and horseradish pasta
A quick and easy pasta dish for two featuring soft slices of smoked salmon and horseradish sauce (a match made in heaven). Filling and tasty, this speedy midweek meal is on the table in less than half an hour.
Smoked salmon with green spinach pancakes and soured cream
A great way to serve smoked salmon for breakfast. This colourful dish is easy to whip up – the vibrant green pancakes are a great bed for fresh-tasting smoked salmon and dill-flecked soured cream.
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