Potato Pancake with smashed Avocado & Smoked Salmon

Potato pancake with smashed avocado & smoked salmon
Prep in Prep in:
20 mins
Cook in Cook in:
10 mins
Serves Serves:
2 - 4 (makes 2 large pancakes, or 4 smaller)
Per Serving %RI
KCAL 596 29%
Fat 27.8g 39%
Sat Fat 7.1g 35%
Sugar 6.6g 7%
Salt 4.6g 76%

Method

Pancake Day 2019 is here! This isn't your usual pancake recipe, instead of using batter this recipe uses potatoes to form a delicious base for toppings. Using mashed avocado and smoked salmon, this method pulls delightful flavours together for a rich, delicious taste.

_____

Mash the potato while the boiled potatoes are still hot, then allow to cool before adding in the spring onion and seasoning. Lightly whisk the flour and baking powder with the milk (100ml at first) and zest and add to the mash, whisking in.

Check the seasoning and consistency (add a little extra milk if the mix is too stiff, but it should still be thick). Heat the olive oil in a large non-stick frying pan. When hot, pour in the batter, using a spatula to spread the mix out as its quite thick. When the pancake has puffed up and browned beneath (about 2 minutes), carefully flip over to cook on the other side.

To serve, place a pancake on each plate, top with the smashed avocado (seasoned with salt & pepper and lemon juice), a handful of watercress and the smoked salmon.

If you are adding a poached egg, place this on top of the salmon. Squeeze extra lemon and drizzle a little olive oil over the top.

TIP Leftover mashed potatoes can be used in this recipe.

Ingredients

200g fluffy potatoes (such as Maris Piper), diced, boiled, drained and mashed (or used leftover mashed potato)

2 spring onions, finely chopped

1tsp baking powder

75g plain flour

100-150ml whole milk

1 lemon, zest only (reserve lemon for juice)

½tbsp olive oil to cook

1 avocado, loosely mashed

150g smoked salmon

handful watercress (optional), to serve (or rocket, if preferred)

1 egg, poached (optional)

200g fluffy potatoes (such as Maris Piper), diced, boiled, drained and mashed (or used leftover mashed potato) 2 spring onions, finely chopped 1tsp baking powder 75g plain flour 100-150ml whole milk 1 lemon, zest only (reserve lemon for juice) ½tbsp olive oil to cook 1 avocado, loosely mashed 150g smoked salmon handful watercress (optional), to serve (or rocket, if preferred) 1 egg, poached (optional)

You may also like

Dhal Vada

Dhal Vada

Dhal Vada, Spicy Potato and Lentil Snacks Recipe

Serve up something deliciously different for your guests this party season. These Indian street food snacks are really aromatic and satisfying.

  • Prep in: 10 mins
  • Cook in: 30 mins
Potato Yaki Udon Recipe

Potato Yaki Udon Recipe

"I’m so excited to share this recipe with you, it’s such a winner! It’s so quick to throw together and so satisfying. I love using potatoes instead of noodles, it’s a really fun twist on the dish and a nice new way to use a simple ingredient. The flavours in this are so great too – the mix of sesame, ginger, chilli and coriander with spring onions, peppers, kale and mushrooms is just so delicious. Can’t wait to hear what you all think!"

Poached Cod with Mustard Mash

Mustard Mash with Poached Cod Recipe

Sublime smooth mashed potatoes churned with mustard is a delightful side to cod. Discover how to create the ultimate mustard mash in this easy, yet impressive recipe. 

  • Prep in: 10 mins
  • Cook in: 20 mins
Alex Mackay’s baked King Edward, spinach & feta pie recipe

Alex Mackay’s Baked King Edward, Spinach & Feta Pie Recipe

“This is the good King Edward’s twist on the Greek filo pastry pie Spanakopita. I love a playful recipe, my pie is nestled into the potato and I serve it in a pie dish but there is no pastry in sight. Bags of spinach vary greatly in size so any that you have leftover you could serve as a side salad or wilt with some garlic to serve with the pies.”

  • Prep in: 5 mins
  • Cook in: 25 mins
ADHB logo

This campaign was originally produced in the framework of a programme co-financed by the European Union