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Salmon Salad Recipe

This is recipe which uses Smoked salmon although regular tinned salmon is just as acceptable. It is typical of Salads, light and just enough for warm summer evenings

Smoked salmon Salad Recipe


  • 225 g (8 oz) pasta e.g. bows, shells etc. Crisp lettuce leaves
  • 225 g (8 oz) smoked salmon or (can red salmon, drained) and flaked
  • 3 sticks celery, sliced
  • 2 eggs, hard boiled, shelled and sliced
  • A few black olives
  • 1 x 15 ml spoon (1 tbsp) capers

  • 150ml (1/4 pint) olive oil
  • 1 x 5 ml spoon (1 tsp) grated lemon rind
  • 2 x 15 ml spoons (2 tbsps) lemon juice 2 x 15 ml spoons (2 tbsps) white wine vinegar
  • 1/2 x 2.5 ml spoon (1/4 tsp) dry mustard
  • 2 x 15 ml spoons (2 tbsps) dill, chopped
  • Salt and black pepper


Cook pasta in boiling water until al dente or just tender. Rinse in cold water and drain. Line a large serving plate with lettuce and spoon over pasta. Arrange salmon celery, eggs, olives and capers over the pasta. Place all dressing ingredients together in a screw-topped jar and shake well until well mixed. Pour a little dressing over salad and serve any remaining separately. N.B. The dressing may be kept refrigerated for about a week.

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  • Servings 4
  • Preparation Time 20 mins
  • Cooking Time 10 mins