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Cod and Potato Smørrebrød

Cod and Potato Smørrebrød

Cod and Potato Smørrebrød

Cod and potato smørrebrød.

"This is not a classic Danish open sandwich, but one of my own ways of using fish and potatoes, inspired by brandade."–Trine Hahnemann

Cod and Potato Smørrebrød

Serves | 4 |

  • 1 10½-oz cod fillet
  • sea salt and freshly ground black pepper, to taste
  • 3 medium russet potatoes, boiled and cooled
  • 2 Tbsp olive oil
  • ½ tsp freshly grated nutmeg
  • 4 slices rye bread
  • 4 Tbsp finely chopped radishes
  • 4 Tbsp finely chopped fresh chives

| Preparation | Preheat oven to 350ºF. Place cod in a heatproof baking dish, sprinkle with salt and pepper to taste and bake for 10 minutes. Let cool and carefully remove any bones.

In a mixing bowl, add cod, potatoes, olive oil and nutmeg. Mash mixture with a fork and mix together well. Season with salt and pepper to taste.

Transfer rye bread slices to a clean work surface. Divide cod and potato mixture over each slice and top with radishes and chives. Sprinkle with pepper to taste; serve.

Recipe excerpted with permission from Scandinavian Baking (Quadrille Publishing, October 2015) and Open Sandwiches (Quadrille Publishing, May 2018) by Trine Hahnemann. Visit to learn more.


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