Smoked Trout Salad for Classic Christmas Lunch

Keep things simple on Christmas Day with these traditional favourites – it’s a delicious, fuss-free feast that won’t leave you hot and bothered in the kitchen Smoked Trout Salad for Classic Christmas Lunch. SERVES 8 TAKES 25 MIN COSTS £1.30 PER SERVING

Smoked Trout Salad for Classic Christmas Lunch


12 quail’s eggs.
6tbsp creme fraiche.
2 rounded tsp Dijon mustard.
8 thin slices brown bread.
400g (14oz) smoked trout slices.
1 bag rocket and chard salad leaves.
2 lemons, cut into wedges.


  1. Place the eggs in a small pan of boiling water. Bring back to the boil and simmer for 21,1min until the eggs are soft-boiled.
  2. Drain and cool the eggs under cold running water. Peel off the shells. rinse and halve.
  3. Mix the creme Iraiche with the mustard to make a dressing and toast the bread (if desired).
  4. Arrange the smoked trout slices on small plates, top with the salad leaves and arrange quail-egg halves on one side.
  5. Season with salt and freshly ground black pepper and drizzle with a little dressing. Serve with bread/toast and lemon wedges.


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