Potted salmon

Preparation time

less than 30 mins

Cooking time

30 mins to 1 hour


Serves 6

A make-ahead starter is essential for easy entertaining – Michel Roux Jr’s potted salmon is just the thing.

By Michel Roux Jr.
From Good Food Friday with Michel Roux Jr and Olly Smith


  • 500ml/18fl oz fish stock
  • 1 bay leaf
  • pinch black peppercorns
  • 1 sprig dill
  • salt and freshly ground black pepper
  • 400g/14oz salmon fillet
  • 2 tbsp chopped chives
  • 1 tbsp chopped chervil (or parsley)
  • 1 lemon, juice and zest
  • green Tabasco, to taste
  • 200g/7oz clarified butter (250g/9oz unsalted butter, melted, with the solids strained off), softened

scroll to top