Salmon Salad Recipe

This creamy Salmon Salad Recipe is a simple to make but an elegant luncheon treat. Smoked salmon and fresh cucumbers are mixed into a rich homemade dressing that features sour cream, brown mustard and horseradish for extra kick. Makes a beautiful main dish served over a bed of crisp Romaine lettuce.


  • 1 lb smoked salmon, flaked
  • 1 cucumber, washed, scored, sliced lengthwise, then quartered
  • 2 tsp prepared horseradish
  • 2 tsp brown coarse mustard, like Old World
  • 1/2 cup sour cream
  • 1 fresh lemon, juiced
  • 1 Tbsp fresh dill, finely chopped
  • 1/2 tsp kosher salt
  • 1/4 tsp black pepper
  • Romaine lettuce
  • lemon wedges


Whisk together horseradish, mustard, sour cream, lemon juice, dill, salt and pepper in a large bowl.

Carefully add in salmon and cucumber. Toss to coat evenly. Season with salt as desired.

Divide Romaine lettuce leaves between 4 to 6 salad plates.

Top each bed of lettuce with the salad mixture and garnish with lemon wedges.

Yield: 4-6 servings


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