See more
Photo: William Meppem Photo by: Photo: William Meppem

Warm Smoked-Trout Potato Salad

Enjoy a small portion of this salad as a hearty side, or load up your plate for a filling main dish portion. Served warm or at room temperature, this potato salad recipe features smoked trout highlighted with dry vermouth, fresh lemon juice, and a little horseradish.



Real Simple DECEMBER 2001

  • Yield: 8 servings
  • Prep time: 20 Minutes
  • Other: 10 Minutes


  • 2 pounds small red potatoes, scrubbed and cut into 2-inch pieces
  • 1/3 cup dry vermouth
  • 2 scallions, minced
  • 2 tablespoons white-wine vinegar
  • 2 tablespoons fresh lemon juice
  • 1/4 cup olive oil
  • 2 tablespoons bottled horseradish
  • 2 tablespoons minced fresh parsley leaves
  • 1/2 pound smoked trout, skinned and flaked


Heat the potatoes to boiling in enough lightly salted water to cover. Reduce heat to low, cover, and simmer 10 minutes or until the potatoes feel tender when poked with a skewer. Drain.

Meanwhile, in a large bowl, whisk together the vermouth, scallions, vinegar, lemon juice, and olive oil. Stir in the horseradish and parsley. Fold in the hot potatoes and trout. Serve warm or at room temperature. Can be made up to 2 days ahead.

Nutritional Information

Amount per serving
  • Calcium: 29mg
  • Calories: 216
  • Calories from fat: 0%
  • Carbohydrate: 22g
  • Cholesterol: 40mg
  • Fat: 9g
  • Fiber: 2g
  • Iron: 1mg
  • Protein: 11mg
  • Saturated fat: 1g
  • Sodium: 23mg

Go to Full Version of

Warm Smoked-Trout Potato Salad Recipe