Total Time
50mins
Prep 10 mins
Cook 40 mins

Potted salmon dates back to eighteenth century England. There are numerous regional variations and this one comes from Newcastle-upon-Tyne.

Ingredients Nutrition

Directions

  1. Set the oven to 180°C/ 350°F/ Gas 4.
  2. Wipe the salmon steaks and season with the spices and a little white pepper.
  3. Place them in a well-buttered ovenproof dish and dot with butter.
  4. Cover with a lid or piece of foil and bake for 30-40 minutes, occasionally basting the steaks with the liquid.
  5. Lift out the salmon steaks and allow them to drain well.
  6. Allow them to cool a little, and then remove all skin and bones and flake the flesh finely.
  7. Place in 4-6 ramekin dishes and press down well.
  8. Spoon the melted butter over the fish to seal, and leave to set.
  9. Serve well chilled, as a starter, with buttered crusty bread or toast.

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