Salmon, Fennel and Potato Salad with Sour-Cream Dressing Recipe

Salmon, Fennel and Potato Salad with Sour-Cream Dressing Recipe

How To Make Salmon, Fennel and Potato Salad with Sour-Cream Dressing

Grab a hearty and loaded bite of this rich potato salad, that’s packed with flaky salmon, bites of fennel, and peppery watercress, for a filling lunch meal!

Preparation: 10 minutes
Cooking: 20 minutes
Total: 30 minutes



  • 1lbyukon gold,(about 3), or boiling potatoes
  • 1cupfrozen peas
  • 1lbsalmon fillets,skinless
  • 1fennel bulb
  • ½cupsour cream
  • ¼cupmayonnaise
  • 2tbspfresh chives,or scallion tops, chopped
  • 2tbspolive oil
  • 1tbsplemon juice
  • ½tspsalt
  • ¼tspfresh ground black pepper
  • ¾lbwatercress,(2 bunches)


  1. Bring a large pot of salted water to a boil. Add the potatoes and cook for 8 minutes. Stir in the peas and continue cooking for about 2 minutes longer, until the potatoes are tender. Drain thoroughly.

  2. Fill a large, deep frying pan with 3 inches of salted water. Bring to a simmer.

  3. Add the salmon and simmer for about 10 minutes, until the fish is just cooked through. Transfer the salmon to paper towels to drain.

  4. Cut or flake the salmon into bite-size pieces. Chop enough of the fennel fronds to make 1 tablespoon.

  5. In a medium glass or stainless-steel bowl, whisk together the sour cream, mayonnaise, chives, oil, lemon juice, chopped fennel fronds, salt and pepper.

  6. In a large bowl, toss the watercress with ¼ cup of the dressing and put the greens on plates. In the same bowl, gently toss the potatoes and peas, the salmon and the sliced fennel with the remaining dressing.

  7. Top the watercress with the potato-and-salmon mixture.

  8. Serve and enjoy!


  • Calories: 593.28kcal
  • Fat: 39.22g
  • Saturated Fat: 9.49g
  • Monounsaturated Fat: 13.51g
  • Polyunsaturated Fat: 12.27g
  • Carbohydrates: 31.01g
  • Fiber: 6.34g
  • Sugar: 5.98g
  • Protein: 30.55g
  • Cholesterol: 82.95mg
  • Sodium: 562.93mg
  • Calcium: 196.19mg
  • Potassium: 1514.59mg
  • Iron: 2.51mg
  • Vitamin A: 252.58µg
  • Vitamin C: 78.99mg
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