Nordic Delight: Salmon with Potatoes & Horseradish Sauce

Mouthwatering Description: Embark on a Nordic culinary voyage with our Salmon with Potatoes & Horseradish Sauce. Luscious salmon, cooked to perfection, rests atop buttery potatoes, all complemented by a zingy horseradish sauce. The dish marries the richness of the sea with the earthiness of the land, culminating in a dining experience that's both comforting and invigorating.

A charming rustic setting that presents a plate of the salmon and potatoes, harmoniously paired with a glass of crisp white wine, fresh lemon slices, and a bowl of zesty horseradish sauce, all resting on a wooden table.

Preparation and Cooking Time

  • Preparation Time: 20 minutes
  • Cooking Time: 30 minutes

Servings: 4 servings 
Ideal Serving Size: 300 grams per serving

Essential Nutritional Information

  • Calorie Count: 420 kcal per serving
  • Macronutrient Breakdown:
    • Carbohydrates: 30g
    • Proteins: 35g
    • Fats: 20g

Ingredients (Measured in Grams)

  • Salmon fillets - 600 grams
  • Potatoes, sliced - 500 grams
  • Fresh horseradish, grated - 40 grams
  • Sour cream - 150 grams
  • Lemon juice - 20 grams
  • Olive oil - 20 grams
  • Fresh dill, chopped - 10 grams
  • Salt and pepper to taste
A detailed close-up that perfectly captures the Nordic Delight Salmon dish, showcasing the delicate flakiness of the salmon, the golden allure of the potatoes, and the rich drizzle of horseradish sauce, all beautifully garnished with fresh dill.

Method of Preparation

  1. Preheat the oven to 375°F (190°C).
  2. Season the salmon fillets with salt, pepper, and a drizzle of olive oil. Place them on a baking tray.
  3. Arrange the sliced potatoes around the salmon on the tray, drizzling them with some olive oil and seasoning with salt and pepper.
  4. Bake for 25-30 minutes or until the salmon is cooked through and the potatoes are golden.
  5. While the salmon and potatoes are baking, prepare the horseradish sauce by mixing grated horseradish, sour cream, lemon juice, and chopped dill. Season with salt and pepper.
  6. Serve the salmon and potatoes hot, drizzled with the horseradish sauce.

Proven Tips for Culinary Success

  • For an extra crispy potato layer, parboil the potato slices before baking.
  • Garnish with extra dill for a refreshing touch.
  • Pair with a crisp white wine or a light lager.

Anticipated FAQs

  • Can I grill the salmon instead of baking? Yes, grilling will give it a smoky flavor.
  • How can I store the horseradish sauce? Refrigerate in an airtight container for up to 3 days.