Summer kedgeree with fresh peas

Summer kedgeree with fresh peas
  • Serves icon Serves 4
  • Time icon Hands-on time 10 min; oven time 20 min

Kedgeree is a wonderful recipe that’s full of flavour. This adaptation uses smoked salmon instead of white fish. What makes it a summer kedgeree? We’ve packed this recipe full of fresh podded peas and snap peas, too.

If you don’t have fresh peas, take a look at this more traditional version which uses frozen.

 

Nutrition: per serving

Calories
722kcals
Fat
34.3g fat (12.7g saturated)
Protein
46.2g protein
Carbohydrates
61.8g carbs (5g sugars)
Salt
5.1g salt
Calories
722kcals
Fat
34.3g fat (12.7g saturated)
Protein
46.2g protein
Carbohydrates
61.8g carbs (5g sugars)
Salt
5.1g salt

Ingredients

  • 3 tbsp vegetable oil
  • Knob of butter
  • 1 large onion, chopped
  • 2 garlic cloves, finely chopped
  • 2 tsp cumin seeds
  • 1 tbsp garam masala
  • 250g basmati rice
  • 750ml vegetable stock, hot
  • 110g fresh podded peas
  • 120g sugar snap peas
  • 320g hot-smoked salmon fillets, skinned and flaked into large chunks
  • 3 tbsp double cream
  • 3 shallots, finely sliced
  • 4 large free-range eggs
  • Handful fresh coriander leaves, roughly chopped

Method

  1. Heat 1 tbsp oil and the knob of butter in a pan over a medium heat and soften the onion and garlic for 5 minutes. Add the spices and cook for a further 2 minutes, then add the rice, stirring to coat. Add the stock, bring to a boil, cover and simmer gently for 10 minutes.
  2. Meanwhile, blanch both types of pea in a pan of boiling water for 2 minutes, then drain. Fold the salmon, peas, cream and some seasoning through the rice. Cover again, remove from the heat and leave for 10 minutes.
  3. Heat the remaining oil in a separate frying pan. Cook the shallots over a medium-high heat, stirring, until golden and crisp. Remove with a slotted spoon and set aside. Fry the eggs in the pan until cooked to your liking. Stir the coriander through the rice, spoon among plates and garnish with a fried egg and the shallots.

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