crispy smashed potatoes with smoked salmon

I love making crispy smashed potatoes for gatherings with friends because 1) they’re v yummy and 2) they’re just a liitttllee too much effort for me to do for myself. This version is a little ~fancy~ with creme fraiche, smoked salmon, and pickled onions. These potatoes are boiled to fork-tender perfection, then air-fried to a golden crisp. The combination of rich creme fraiche, savory lox, and tangy pickled onions creates a flavor explosion in every bite. Perfect for gatherings or a special treat — it’s 11/10

i used:

  • 1 lb baby potatoes
  • 1/3-1/2 cup creme fraiche
  • 1.5 oz smoked salmon
  • pickled red onions
  • garnish: parsley, chives, edible flowers

to make crispy smashed potatoes:

  • wash baby potatoes and add them to a pot. fill pot with water until potatoes are just covered, seasoning the water with salt.
  • bring the water to a boil over medium high heat and lower to medium and let the potatoes simmer for ~25 minutes until fork tender
  • once tender, drain potatoes and rinse with cool water, let them sit for ~10 minutes until they dry off
  • then take a flat-bottomed cup and gently smash each potato
  • place potatoes on your air fryer try and drizzle with olive oil, salt, and pepper
  • air fry at 400F for 12-15 minutes until golden brown and crispy (alternatively bake at 425F for 20-25 minutes, flipping halfway)

assembly:

  • grab a large plate and coat the bottom of the plate with a layer of creme fraiche
  • place crispy potatoes on top and layer with small pieces of smoked salmon and slices of pickled red onions
  • finish off with an herb or flower garnish to give it additional vibrancy!

crispy smashed potatoes with smoked salmon

Ingredients
  

  • 1 lb baby potatoes
  • 1/3-1/2 cup creme fraiche
  • 1.5 oz smoked salmon
  • pickled red onions
  • garnish: parsley chives, edible flowers

Instructions
 

to make crispy smashed potatoes:

  • wash baby potatoes and add them to a pot. fill pot with water until potatoes are just covered, seasoning the water with salt.
  • bring the water to a boil over medium high heat and lower to medium and let the potatoes simmer for ~25 minutes until fork tender
  • once tender, drain potatoes and rinse with cool water, let them sit for ~10 minutes until they dry off
  • then take a flat-bottomed cup and gently smash each potato
  • place potatoes on your air fryer try and drizzle with olive oil, salt, and pepper
  • air fry at 400F for 12-15 minutes until golden brown and crispy (alternatively bake at 425F for 20-25 minutes, flipping halfway)

assembly:

  • grab a large plate and coat the bottom of the plate with a layer of creme fraiche
  • place crispy potatoes on top and layer with small pieces of smoked salmon and slices of pickled red onions
  • finish off with an herb or flower garnish to give it additional vibrancy!


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