Recipe: Smoked Salmon Potato Cakes


This recipe could be served as breakfast, brunch, lunch or even dinner. Using leftover mashed potato, this tasty fishcake is topped with a runny poached egg... so no need to make a sauce! With few ingredients this recipe is easy, quick, healthy and mo


  • 400 g leftover mashed potato
  • 100 g smoked salmon
  • 1 bunch(es) chives
  • 1/2 lemon
  • 1 knob(s) butter
  • 4 eggs
chop salmon and chives

Step 1

Chop Salmon And Chives

Chop the smoked salmon and chives into a bowl, leaving a few chives for garnish.

prep potato cakes

Step 2

Prep Potato Cakes

Add mashed potato, zest of half a lemon, salt and pepper and mix well.

shape potato cakes

Step 3

Shape Potato Cakes

Mould into 4 potato patties of equal size, before rolling in flour.

fry potato cakes

Step 4

Fry Potato Cakes

Fry the potato cakes in a knob of butter until golden on each side and hot in the centre.

poach eggs

Step 5

Poach Eggs

Poach eggs in simmering water with plenty of salt for 3 minutes so that the white is set but the yolk is still runny.


Step 6


Serve the fried potato cakes with an egg on top and a few chopped chives to garnish. Serves 4

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