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Potato Crusted Salmon

Potato-Crusted Salmon: A light, meatless entree with a gourmet touch, just right for any special occasion.
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Potato Crusted Salmon
  • Difficulty Easy
  • Prep 15 minutes
  • Cook 25 minutes
  • Servings 4 people

In the mood for a seafood delicacy that’s both simple to whip up and impressively gourmet? Allow us to introduce the Potato-Crusted Salmon. This dish, with its subtle flavors and elegant presentation, promises to charm even the most selective taste buds.

In just under 15 minutes, you can curate a dish that would be the star of any festive spread. The brilliance of the potato crust ensures that the salmon remains succulent during the cooking process. Thinly-sliced potatoes crispen up swiftly, while a medley of aromatic herbs like thyme, marjoram, and parsley infuse the dish with zest and vigor.


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  1. To prepare Salmon in Potato Crust rinse the salmon fillet, pat it dry with kitchen paper and remove any bones by helping yourself with tweezers. Transfer to the inside of a baking dish lined with baking paper.

    Ricetta Salmone In Crosta Di Patate Step 1
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    Ricetta Salmone In Crosta Di Patate Step 3
  2. Skin the potatoes and cut them into very thin slices, even helping with a mandoline. Blanch them in salted water for 3-4 minutes, drain them with a slotted spoon and let them dry on a tea towel or paper towel.

    Ricetta Salmone In Crosta Di Patate Step 4
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    Ricetta Salmone In Crosta Di Patate Step 6
  3. Sprinkle the salmon fillet with a little oil, salt, pepper, finely chopped marjoram and thyme and make a first layer of overlapping potato slices. Season with salt, pepper, grease with a little oil (or they will slide over themselves) and add more chopped herbs. Make a second layer and season in the same way.

    Ricetta Salmone In Crosta Di Patate Step 7
  4. Bake in the preheated oven at 360°F (180°C) for about 20 minutes, finishing with another 5 minutes under the grill until the potatoes have developed a nice golden crust.


Salmon in Potato Crust can also be prepared with thawed salmon fillets, which is cheaper and equally tasty.


For best results, cook your Salmon in Potato Crust just before bringing it to the table. If you prepare it too far in advance you will lose the “crispiness” of the potato crust.


Salmon in Potato Crust will keep in the refrigerator for 2-3 days, well covered with foil. It is recommended to be eaten after reheating it in the oven for a few minutes.