Salmon Cake Benedict w/ Horseradish Hollandaise

Everybody loves a late, lazy brunch on the weekends. This classic recipe is updated a bit with salmon and horseradish; a classic combination for a special meal.

Course: Breakfast
Cuisine: American
Keyword: eggs, hollandaise, horseradish, muffin, salmon
Servings: 4 People


  • 4 English muffins Split
  • 8 eggs
  • 2 Cans ThinkPink and/or Redhead wild Alaska salmon
  • 1 egg (large) Beaten
  • 1 1/2 tsp Dijon
  • 2 TBL fresh chives Minced
  • 2 TBL fresh dill Minced
  • 1/2 Cup white onion Finely Minced
  • 1 3/4 Cups whole wheat breadcrumbs

Horseradish Hollandaise

  • 2 egg yolks (Large)
  • 1 1/4 Cups unsalted Butter
  • 2 TBL horseradish
  • 2 TBL lemon juice
  • salt & pepper To Taste


  • Over medium heat sauté onions until just soft and set aside. In a medium bowl combine Salmon, Herbs, Onions, Dijon and Egg and mix well. Add Breadcrumb and mix until evenly combined. Form into cakes and Refrigerate 30 minutes-2 hours.
  • Preheat oven to 375 degrees while cakes are setting in the fridge and prepare a baking sheet with cooking spray and parchment. Bring a skillet up to medium-high heat and in batches brown both sides of each cake. After browning the cakes place on prepared baking sheet in the oven.
  • Put enough water into a large sauté pan to come up 2 inches in the pan. Add 2 Tablespoons white vinegar. Bring the liquid to a simmer. Begin to toast English Muffins and prepare Hollandaise (recipe below) before moving forward with the eggs.
  • Poach the eggs in a batch, no need to stir water when preparing more than a couple at a time. When fully cooked removed with a slotted spoon and drain on paper towels.
  • Layer each half of English muffin with 1 prepared salmon cake, a poached egg and 1/8 of the hollandaise. Garnish with fresh dill and chives.

Horseradish Hollandaise

  • Fill Blender with Hot Water and after allowing to heat up a bit empty and dry completely with a towel.
  • Add Eggs, Lemon juice and Horseradish and Blend until combined. With blender running slowly add hot butter until thick, creamy sauce forms. Season with salt and pepper and serve immediately. 
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