Monday, August 26, 2013

Wild Salmon, Mashed Potatoes on Tortilla Chips

New potatoes have been at the farmers market and I am always trying to find another way to use them. Yesterday, after a trip to Costco, picking up wild Alaskan peppered salmon and spotting my favorite tortilla chip, this is what came together.
I used the little red skinned potatoes and did not peel them, as I like the "rustic" texture. But, in this case it would have been better with peeled potatoes, preferably the little golds.
This recipe would also work well with hot salmon off the grill.
Wild Salmon, Mashed Potatoes on Tortilla Chips

6 little red potatoes, cleaned and halved
1 Tablespoon butter
2 Tablespoons half and half
2 small cloves garlic
salt and pepper, to taste
1 Tablespoon fresh chives, thinly sliced

6 slices Wild Alaskan smoked Sockeye Salmon, peppered
Tortilla Chips, (Food Should Taste Good multi grain stands up well to this)

In a medium saucepan, cover potatoes and garlic with salted water and cook over a high heat until potatoes are tender.
Drain water and let dry.
In a small saucepan, heat butter and half and half (alternately use 2 cup glass measuring cup and microwave)
Add to potatoes and mash until smooth. Season with salt and pepper to taste, mix in chives.
Spread the mashed potatoes over a tortilla chip and top with sliced salmon.
Serve while potatoes are still warm.

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