Salmon and Spinach With Tartare Cream

Total Time
Prep 5 mins
Cook 10 mins

This recipe is very good for entertaining and is easily doubled. Folding lemon juice, capers and chopped parsley through creme fraiche makes a quick and tasty sauce for salmon, trout or white fish.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Heat the oil in a pan, season the salmon on both sides then fry for 4 mins each side until golden and the flesh flakes easily.
  2. Leave to rest on a plate while you cook the spinach.
  3. Tip the leaves into the hot pan, season well then cover and leave to wilt for 1 min stirring once or twice.
  4. Spoon the spinach onto plates then top with the salmon.
  5. Gently heat the creme fraiche in the pan with the lemon juice, the capers and parsley then season to taste. Be careful not to let it boil.
  6. Spoon the sauce over the fish and serve with lemon wedges.
Most Helpful

Quick, easy and elegant. Great dish for company and/or a weeknight meal. We enjoyed this last night with a side of green beans. Very much enjoyed. Thanks!

Dr. Jenny January 10, 2012

i am a beginner cook, and found this not only veryeasy to prepare and cook, but also vey tasty. the sauce was especially nice, and i will definitely be cooking this again!

adk1984 February 16, 2009