Confit of salmon with new potato & crab crush & dill drizzle

Confit of salmon with new potato & crab crush & dill drizzle

  • Rating: 5 out of 5.4 ratings
    Rate
    loading...
Magazine subscription – 5 issues for £5
  • Preparation and cooking time
    • Prep:
    • Cook:
  • More effort
  • Serves 6

Cooking the salmon slowly in oil, or ‘confit’-ing it, is a restaurant way of keeping the fillets wonderfully soft and moist

Nutrition: per serving
HighlightNutrientUnit
kcal574
fat41g
saturates8g
carbs16g
sugars1g
fibre1g
protein37g
low insalt0.61g
Advertisement

Ingredients

For the salmon

For the potato & crab crush

For the drizzle

Method

  • STEP 1

    First, tip the potatoes into a pan of boiling water, then simmer for 15 mins or until soft. Drain and keep warm. Meanwhile, pour the olive oil into a thick-based pan or roasting tin that will fit the salmon fillets snugly. Add the garlic and thyme, gently heat the oil for a few mins to let the flavours infuse, then turn off the heat.

  • STEP 2

    About 20 mins before you want to serve, slip the salmon into the warm oil. Cook on a low heat for 8 mins (or 10 mins if you prefer your fish well cooked), then take off the heat. Leave the salmon in the oil for 5 mins, then remove and drain.

  • STEP 3

    Meanwhile, place the cooked potatoes into a mixing bowl and lightly crush with a fork. Add the herbs, butter and a drizzle of olive oil from the salmon, season and mix well, then fold through the crabmeat. To make the drizzle, whisk the dill, olive oil and lime juice together.

  • STEP 4

    On each plate, fill a cook’s ring with the crushed potato mix (if you don’t have a ring, spoon into a neat pile). Remove the ring and lay a salmon fillet next to it. Serve a small handful of watercress alongside, spoon around the drizzle, then serve.

Goes well with

  • Comments, questions and tips

    Rate this recipe

    What is your star rating out of 5?

    Choose the type of message you'd like to post

    Choose the type of message you'd like to post

    Overall rating

    Rating: 5 out of 5.4 ratings
Advertisement
  • Hello Fresh promo logo

    Hello Fresh special offer: Get 50% off your first recipe box, then 35% off the next three.

    Get offer
Advertisement

Sponsored content