Health Tip #16

Posted on 01/12/2018

WEEKLY HEALTH TIP - By Mrs. Best/P.E. Teacher - Health Tip #16 -  New Year Healthy Recipes - January is a month in which we focus our attention on getting back on track with our health.  The holiday season is over and we may have splurged a little here and there during the festivities. Therefore, during the month of January, I will post a healthy recipe each week in the newsletter. May they add some new flavor to your week!

Potato-Crusted Salmon Fillets

Prep Time 15 minutes • Cook Time 15 minutes • Total Time 30 minutes • Servings - 4 • Calories 262 kcal


  • 2 small russet potatoes (about 1 lb.) washed, shredded
  • ½  medium leek washed, sliced thin
  • ¼  tsp. sea salt (or Himalayan salt)
  • 2  tsp. ground white pepper
  • 2  tsp. olive oil
  • 1  tsp. unsalted butter
  • 4 (4-oz) raw salmon fillets skinless


  • Drain potatoes in a colander; pat them as dry as possible with paper towels or a clean kitchen towel. 
  • Combine potatoes, leek, salt, and pepper in a medium bowl; mix well.
  • Heat oil and butter in large nonstick skillet over medium-high heat. 
  • Place four ⅓ cup mounds of potato mixture in skillet. Press a salmon fillet into each mound. Top evenly with remaining potatoes; cook for 6 to 7 minutes on each side, or until potatoes are nicely browned and fish flakes easily when tested with a fork.

Add your favorite vegetable as a side. Enjoy!

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