Salmon Kedgeree

Salmon Kedgeree

1 review, 5 star(s). 100% would make again

Ready in 30 minutes

Kegeree [kehj-uh-REE], made from rice, lentils, and onions, comes from East Indian cooking. In the United Kingdom, they add fish and hard-boiled eggs, creating one of the most popular English breakfasts of all time. This dish is prepared similarly to risotto. We're using salmon which has a nice subtle flavor allowing the Indian spices to really be prominent. Don't be tempted to over-spice this dish. The natural ingredients have so much flavor you really want them to be in the forefront.


1 lb. Salmon
1 tsp. Turmeric
1 1/8 cups Basmati Rice
1 pinch Saffron
4 tbsp Olive Oil
0.25 lb. Cherry Tomatoes; halved
4 large Eggs
2 cups Vegetable Stock
2 Shallots; chopped
5 tbsp Butter
3 tbsp Parsley
1 pinch Salt and pepper; to taste

Original recipe makes 4



Cut the salmon into chunks, sprinkle with turmeric, then set aside. Put the rice in a pan with 2 cups of cold water. Bring the rice to a boil, then reduce heat and simmer for 7 minutes. We don't want to fully cook the rice. We just want to blanch it. Once the liquid is absorbed, put the rice in a bowl and sprinkle with saffron, and set aside.

Heat 2 Tbsp. of olive oil in a pan and sear the salmon for 1 minute on each side. Remove the fish and set aside to drain on a paper towel. Add 1 Tbsp. of olive oil and the tomatoes to the same pan and cook for 1-2 minutes. Remove the tomatoes and set aside.

Boil the eggs for 7 minutes, shell, halve, and set aside. Bring the vegetable stock to a boil and keep the liquid at a low simmer. Heat the remaining oil, using the same pan as before, and cook the shallots for 2-3 minutes to soften them. Add half of the butter, then the blanched rice, and cook. Stir the rice often to coat with the butter.

Add a ladle of hot vegetable stock and stir until the liquid is absorbed. Continue to add the stock in this manner until the rice is fully cooked. Add the remaining butter and stir until melted. Add the salmon, tomatoes, parsley, and salt, gently heat through. Serve the kedgeree with the halved eggs and freshly cracked pepper.

Verified by stevemur
Alert editor   

Salmon Kedgeree

Calories Per Serving: 1444 Get detailed nutrition information, including line-by-line nutrition insights?  Try BigOven Pro for Free for 14 days!

Date My private notes
Add your own private notes with BigOven Pro!

Take your recipes anywhere

Save to your recipe box and bring to the store with free BigOven membership!

Recipe Links

Link in another recipe. What would you serve with this?

Comment on Salmon Kedgeree

Rating (optional):

sign in to add your comment

Get seasonal ideas by email


Comment or review

[I posted this recipe.]
EdibleMenu 6y ago

Add unlimited recipes. Remove ads. Custom folders. Find recipes for your diet. Try BigOven Pro Free