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Tuesday, 6 March 2018

Oaty Potato Cakes & Smoked Salmon...

Oaty Potato Cakes & Smoked Salmon anyone?

A match made in heaven! Perfect for a breakfast in bed treat or a lazy mothering Sunday brunch - something the whole family can enjoy.

How To Make Oaty Potato Cakes & Smoked Salmon:

Preparation time: 5-10 minutes
Cooking time: 20 minutes

Serves: 2

  • 100g (31/2oz) White's Speedicook porridge oats
  • 450g (1lb) floury potatoes, peeled and diced
  • 25g (1oz) butter (see cook's tip)
  • 4 large eggs
  • 150ml (1/4pint) skimmed milk
  • 4 slices smoked salmon
  • 1 spring onion, trimmed and thinly sliced
  • Salt and freshly ground black pepper

  1. Cook the potatoes in a pan of lightly salted boiling water for 8-10 minutes. 
  2. Drain well and return to the saucepan and heat for 30-40 seconds to drive off any excess moisture. Allow to cool.
  3. Mash the potatoes with half the butter and season to taste with salt and freshly ground black pepper. Stir in the oats and divide the mixture into 4 equal pieces. Shape into 4inch patties.
  4. Whisk the eggs and milk together and season with salt and freshly ground black pepper. Add half the remaining butter to a large non-stick frying pan and heat until foaming. 
  5. Add the potato cakes and fry for 3-4 minutes on each side until golden brown adjusting the heat if necessary so the butter does not brown. 
  6. Arrange on kitchen paper, cover and keep warm.
  7. Wipe out the pan and return to the heat, add the remaining butter and melt. Stir in the egg mixture and cook over a medium heat for 2-3 minutes stirring until creamy and just set.
  8. Arrange the potato cakes on individual serving plates (serve both or one on the side instead of toast).
  9. Spoon over the scrambled eggs and smoked salmon. Sprinkle over the spring onions and freshly ground black pepper and serve immediately.

Cook's tip:

For an even healthier version omit the butter from the mashed potatoes and use a low-calorie cooking spray to cook the potato cakes and scrambled eggs.

Recipes courtesy of  Whites Oats.

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  1. How cool to use oats! I make a salmon cake that is so good!

  2. This looks delicious and breakfast is one of my favorite meals of the day! I am excited to try this. I'll let you know how it goes. You know since started blogging I have found so many yummy recipes, now the only issue I see is how will I make them all. No worries though, I got a list going.

    Maureen | www.littlemisscasual.com

    1. Hehe, thanks Maureen. I hope you enjoy the recipe :)


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