Salmon and potato gratin

    1 hour 55 min

    Transform a plain old potato gratin into a salmon extravaganza. Salmon works perfectly in this recipe and lends a wonderful flavour to the potatoes.


    Hampshire, England, UK
    26 people made this

    Serves: 6 

    • 6 large potatoes, peeled and sliced thinly
    • 200g cooked salmon, flaked
    • 1 tablespoon butter
    • 2 cloves garlic, minced
    • 3 shallots, thinly sliced
    • 200ml single cream
    • 1 teaspoon lemon juice
    • 1 teaspoon chopped capers
    • 1 pinch ground nutmeg
    • 1 tablespoon chopped fresh chives
    • 1 tablespoon chopped fresh dill
    • salt and pepper, to taste
    • 4 tablespoons grated Parmesan cheese

    Prep:25min  ›  Cook:1hr30min  ›  Ready in:1hr55min 

    1. Preheat the oven to 200 C / Gas 6.
    2. Arrange a layer of the potatoes in the base of a baking dish. Sprinkle over half of the salmon then add the remainder of the potatoes.
    3. In a saucepan over a medium heat, melt the butter then add the garlic and shallots. Cook and stir for 2 to 3 minutes until fragrant then pour in the cream and add the lemon juice, capers, nutmeg, chives, dill and seasoning. Cook and stir for 3 to 4 minutes until warmed through. Stir through the remainder of the salmon, then pour over the potatoes. Sprinkle the Parmesan cheese on top.
    4. Bake in the oven for 60 to 90 minutes or until the potatoes are tender and soft. Cover with tin foil if the cheese begins to get too brown on top. Remove from the oven and serve piping hot.

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