Crispy pan fried salmon served alongside a tasty potato salad.

  • Serves: 4 people
  • Prep time: 20 minutes
  • Cooking time: 20 minutes
    • Irish

    Pan Fried Salmon with Potato Salad

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    4x150g salmon fillets

    15g butter for frying

    Juice of half a lemon 

    Pinch salt

    Freshly ground black pepper

    300g mixed leaves (washed)

    1 cucumber, topped and tailed, de-seeded and sliced

    For the potato salad:

    1kg baby potatoes steamed, cooled and diced

    1 onion finely diced

    250g gherkins, finely chopped

    250ml low fat natural yoghurt

    250ml low fat crème fraîche

    1tsp mustard

    1tbsp white vinegar


    Place the sliced cucumber into a bowl with the mixed leaves.

    Put the cooled diced potatoes into another bowl.

    Add the onion and gherkins and mix together.

    Put the yoghurt, crème fraiche, mustard and vinegar into a bowl and blend well.

    Add this to the potato mixture and mix together with a wooden spoon.

    In a hot pan melt the butter.

    Place the salmon fillets in the pan and fry on both sides until brown.

    Reduce heat and add the salt, pepper and lemon juice.

    Cook for a further 10 minutes, turning regularly, until cooked through.