Fresh and Smoked Salmon Tartare with Horse Radish

Prep time 15 min cook time 0 min serves 6 Super Easy

A show-off starter or light meal, this super-light and fresh salmon tartare with horse radish, apple, celery and fresh chives has bags of flavour. Zero cooking and done in fifteen minutes, this heart healthy recipe is a beautiful way to get your omega-3s and veggies into you.

Typical nutritional content (per portion)

155Calories 8.4gFat 2.1gSaturates 3.3gSugars 1.3gSalt


For the horse radish dressing

1 tablespoon mascarpone cheese

½ tablespoon maple syrup

½ tablespoon sherry vinegar

½ tablespoon creamed horseradish (from jar)

Freshly ground black pepper

For the salmon

275g (10oz) fresh salmon from sustainable sources, skinned and boned

150g (5oz) smoked salmon slices, from sustainable sources

1 crisp eating apple, peeled, cored and diced

1 red onion, diced

1 tomato, peeled, seeded and diced

1 celery stick, diced

1 teaspoon each of fresh chives (snipped into little pieces) and dill, plus extra to garnish

A little fresh lemon juice

A drop of Tabasco sauce

A little olive oil


To make the horseradish dressing, place the mascarpone cheese in a bowl and whisk in the maple syrup, sherry vinegar and horseradish. Season with freshly ground black pepper and leave to rest for 1 hour.

Meanwhile, prepare the salmon. Dice the fresh and smoked salmon as small as possible and mix in a bowl. Fold n the apple, red onion, tomato, celery and herbs. Season to your liking with lemon juice, Tabasco, pepper and olive oil. Don’t be tempted to use salt as the smoked salmon with be salty enough.

Spoon the salmon mixture into the rounds in the centre of plates and drizzle the dressing around it. Garnish with herbs and serve at once.

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