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Scandi-Style Salmon Recipe with Potato Salad

Scandi-style salmon with pickle potato salad

Published: November 15, 2016 at 1:06 pm
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  • Preparation and cooking time
    • Total time
  • Easy
  • Serves 2

A sophisticated meal for two, this quick and easy salmon fillet with sharp and creamy potato salad is exactly what you need to lift you out of that mid-week work slump

Nutrition:
NutrientUnit
kcal684
fat47.4g
saturates6.1g
carbs28.3g
sugars8.3g
fibre3.7g
protein34.1g
salt3.3g
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Try this Scandi-style salmon with pickle potato salad, then check out more salmon recipes such as our quick-cured beetroot salmon with beetroot and apple salad.

Also discover more Scandinavian recipes including our Swedish meatballs, gravadlax and more.

Ingredients

  • 2 salmon fillets
  • 1/2 lemon, zested
  • 4 tbsp demerara sugar
  • a small bunch dill, chopped

PICKLE POTATO SALAD

  • 300g new potatoes
  • drained and finely diced to make 2 tbsp pickled onions
  • drained and finely diced to make 3 tbsp gherkins
  • 2 tbsp mayonnaise

Method

  • STEP 1

    Put the salmon skin-side down in a small baking dish. Mix the salt, lemon zest, sugar and 2 tbsp of the dill and pat all over the salmon flesh. Leave for 30 minutes.

  • STEP 2

    Meanwhile cook the potatoes in boiling salted water until tender then drain. Leave to cool to room temperature then mix with the rest of the ingredients and another tbsp chopped dill and season.

  • STEP 3

    Heat the oven to 220C/fan 200C/gas 7. Rinse the salmon and pat dry. Put on a small roasting tray and bake for 10-15 minutes until just cooked.

  • STEP 4

    Serve the salmon with the potato salad and a little extra dill if you like.

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