Hot smoked salmon with fennel salad & lemon mayo

Hot smoked salmon with fennel salad & lemon mayo

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(2 ratings)

Takes 15 mins


Serves 2
Flake ready-prepared fish over peppery watercress, cooling cucumber and crunchy fennel for a healthy, no-cook lunch

Nutrition and extra info

Nutrition: per serving

  • kcal534
  • fat42g
  • saturates6g
  • carbs11g
  • sugars8g
  • fibre6g
  • protein28g
  • salt3.8g
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  • juice ½ lemon



    Oval in shape with a pronouced bulge on one end, lemons are one of the most versatile…

  • 6 tbsp light mayonnaise
  • small bunch dill, chopped
  • 1 fennel bulb, halved and thinly sliced
    Fennel bulb

    Fennel bulb

    Like Marmite, fennel is something that you either love or hate – its strong aniseed…

  • ½ cucumber, peeled lengthways into ribbons
  • 2 tbsp white wine vinegar
  • 1 tbsp olive oil
    olive oil

    Olive oil

    ol-iv oyl

    Probably the most widely-used oil in cooking, olive oil is pressed from fresh olives. It's…

  • 40g bag watercress leaves



    With deep green leaves, and crisp, paler stems, watercress is related to mustard and is one of…

  • 200g pack peppered hot smoked salmon fillet


  1. Mix together the lemon juice, mayonnaise, a little of the dill and some seasoning, then spoon into a ramekin. In a large bowl, mix together the remaining dill, fennel and cucumber, season, then drizzle over the vinegar and oil.

  2. Put the watercress on 2 plates and top with the fennel salad. Flake the salmon on the side and serve with the lemon mayo.

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1st Sep, 2012
Love this recipe! So easy to make and so delicious too!
1st Sep, 2012
Love this recipe! So easy to make and so delicious too!
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