Recipe: Indian Salmon Hash


This is a whacky combination of corned beef hash and bombay aloo... yet makes use of leftover poached salmon. It's thrown together in no time at all and when served straight to the table in the pan it makes for a rustic looking, but damn tasty midweek dinner.


  • 2 medium sized baking potatoes
  • 1 white onions
  • 1 glug oil
  • 1/2 tsp mustard seeds
  • 1/2 tsp turmeric
  • 1 tsp curry powder
  • 2 salmon fillets, poached
  • 1 lemon
  • 1 handful fresh coriander, chopped
  • 2 eggs
boil the potatoes

Step 1

Boil The Potatoes

Peel and dice the potatoes into 2cm pieces, put into cold salted water, then heat to the boil. Simmer the potatoes for about 12 minutes until they are just cooked, before draining.

boil another pan of water

Step 2

Boil Another Pan Of Water

Put a small pan of salted water on to the heat and bring up to the boil to poach the eggs.

fry the onions & spices

Step 3

Fry The Onions & Spices

Peel and slice the onions thinly.put the mustard seeds in a medium hot frying pan with the oil until the seeds start to pop, then add the turmeric, curry powder and onions to fry gently for 5 minutes.

add the potatoes

Step 4

Add The Potatoes

Add the potatoes to the pan and stir to coat in the spices, then fry for a few more minutes. Break up some of the potatoes with the back of a fork.

flake the salmon

Step 5

Flake The Salmon

Flake the salmon into the pan and toss together gently allowing the bottom and edges to brown a crisp up a bit before moving.

poach the eggs

Step 6

Poach The Eggs

Crack two fresh eggs in the poaching water and cook for 3 minutes until softly poached.

season the dish

Step 7

Season The Dish

Squeeze in the lemon and sprinkle over the fresh coriander, then season.

scoop out the eggs & serve

Step 8

Scoop Out The Eggs & Serve

Scoop out the poached eggs and serve both on top of the hash and take straight to the table for people to help themselves. Serves 2.

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