Smoked trout, sprout and apple salad

This gorgeous fresh salad pairs flakey smoked trout, juicy apple and roasted walnuts to create a beautiful dish for dinner parties or a healthy lunch in no time at all.

  • 20 mins preparation
  • Serves 4
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Walnut dressing
  • 2 tablespoon roasted, finely chopped walnuts
  • 1/4 cup buttermilk
  • 2 tablespoon red wine vinegar
  • 1 tablespoon avocado oil
  • 1 tablespoon honey
Smoked trout, sprout and apple salad
  • 450 gram whole hot smoked trout, skinned, boned, coarsely flaked
  • 300 gram mixed sprouts
  • 1 small granny smith apple, very thinly sliced
  • 1/2 cup walnuts, roasted, chopped
  • 1/2 cup shaved pecorino
  • 50 gram small butter lettuce leaves


Smoked trout, sprout and apple salad
  • 1
    Make dressing: While the walnuts are still hot from being roasted, combine dressing ingredients in a screw-top jar, shake to combine; season to taste.
  • 2
    Carefully, combine all ingredients in a large bowl, drizzle with dressing. Serve with crusty bread if you like.


You can use pear and parmesan instead of apple and pecorino in this salad, if you wish. Remove the meat from the fish with your hands for best results. Use a mandoline for thinly sliced apple pieces.

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