Salmon with Potato and Watercress Salad

Salmon With Potato And Watercress Salad Recipe

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Lucy Selvaggio-Diaz


Another quick and easy weeknight meal. Salmon always cooks up quickly and when paired with a simple potato salad you'll get a full meal in no time.


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10 Min
20 Min
Stove Top


  • 1 lb
    new potatoes (about 10)
  • ·
    kosher salt
  • ·
    fresh ground black pepper
  • 4 Tbsp
    olive oil
  • 24 oz
    salmon fillets, skinless
  • 2 Tbsp
    prepared horseradish
  • 1 Tbsp
    white wine vinegar
  • 2
    green onions, sliced
  • 2 c
    watercress, thick stems removed
  • ·
    lemon wedges, for serving

How to Make Salmon with Potato and Watercress Salad


  1. Place potatoes in medium saucepan and cover with cold water and 1 teaspoon salt; bring to a boil, reduce heat, and simmer until tender, about 15 to 18 minutes.
    Drain potatoes and run under cold water to cool off; cut into quarters.
  2. Meanwhile, in a large skillet, heat 1 tablespoon oil over medium high heat; season salmon with 1/2 teaspoon salt and 1/4 teaspoon pepper. Cook salmon until opaque, about 4 to 5 minutes per side.
  3. In a large bowl, combine horseradish, vinegar, green onions, 3 tablespoons oil, 1/2 teaspoon salt and 1/4 teaspoons pepper. Add potatoes and watercress, tossing to combine.
  4. Serve salmon with potato salad and lemon wedges.

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About Salmon with Potato and Watercress Salad

Course/Dish: Fish, Salads
Main Ingredient: Fish
Regional Style: American
Other Tag: Quick & Easy

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