Potato-Crusted Salmon Fillets

Potato-Crusted Salmon Fillets

Potato-Crusted Salmon Fillets are crispy on the outside and perfectly flaky on the inside! This recipe is an easy weeknight dinner!

Container Equivalents
1 Red ❤️
1 Yellow 💛
½ tsp. 🥄


  • 2 small russet potatoes (about 1 lb.) washed, shredded
  • ½ medium leek washed, sliced thin
  • ¼ tsp. sea salt (or Himalayan salt)
  • 2 tsp. ground white pepper
  • 2 tsp. olive oil
  • 1 tsp. unsalted butter
  • 4 (4-oz) raw salmon fillets skinless


  1. Drain potatoes in a colander; pat them as dry as possible with paper towels or a clean kitchen towel.
  2. Combine potatoes, leek, salt, and pepper in a medium bowl; mix well.
  3. Heat oil and butter in a large nonstick skillet over medium-high heat. 
  4. Place four ⅓ cup mounds of potato mixture in skillet. Press a salmon fillet into each mound. Top evenly with remaining potatoes; cook for 6 to 7 minutes on each side, or until potatoes are nicely browned and fish flakes easily when tested with a fork.



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