5 Ingredient Creamy Salmon & Potato Dinner Recipe

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This creamy salmon and potato dinner couldn’t be easier, requiring just a basic five ingredients.

The numbers in this simple recipe will serve four and take no more than 30 minutes to put together.


To make 4 servings

  • Around 500g potatoes, sliced
  • 1 tin salmon (around 200g)Could swap for other tinned fish
  • 1 tub Crème fraîche
  • 1 tin peas and/or sweetcornOr frozen
  • Grated cheese
  • Parsley, chopped (optional)
  • 1 tablespoon horseradish sauce or French/Dijon mustard (optional)

How to make creamy salmon and potato bake

  1. Slice the potatoes and boil in lightly salted water until beginning to soften (about 10-15 minutes).
  2. Add in the tinned vegetables (e.g. sweetcorn or peas) for the final few minutes of cooking time. If using frozen vegetables, allow a minute or two extra longer cooking time.
  3. Drain the potatoes & vegetables and return to the pan.
  4. Optionally combine the crème fraîche with a spoonful of horseradish sauce or either French or Dijon mustard.
  5. Add in the salmon and half of the crème fraîche mixture.
  6. Add chopped parsley (if using) and season to taste with salt & pepper.
  7. Give everything a gentle mix and transfer to a baking dish.
  8. Spread over the remaining crème fraîche and finally top with the grated cheese.
  9. Grill until cheese is melted and golden.