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Smoked Whitefish Salad MeltSmoked Whitefish Salad Melt

Meal Theme: No Cook / Sandwiches

Approximate Yield: 6 Servings


This smoked whitefish salad melt is perfect for lunchtime... and dinnertime, and breakfast too. Whether you make your whitefish salad at home, or use our easy and delicious packaged Acme Smoked Whitefish Salad or Spence & Co. Smoked Whitefish Salad, you'll be glad to have this recipe in your back pocket!


Celery Root Slaw
1 medium celery root (peeled and grated)
2 sweet gherkins - or any small pickle (finely chopped)
1 tablespoon salt
1 lemon (zested and juiced)
1⁄2 cup mayonnaise
1 tablespoon hot and sweet mustard
1 teaspoon sherry vinegar
6 slices white pullman bread (or any white bread loaf will do)
6 slices gruyere cheese (1/2 pound)
1 pound smoked whitefish (skin/bones removed)
1⁄2 cup Greek yogurt (or sour cream)
3 stalks of celery (chopped)
1 jalapeno (chopped)
4 scallions (chopped)
1 teaspoon celery seed


1. Preheat oven to broil.

2. In a large bowl, add the whitefish, greek yogurt, celery, scallions, jalapeno and celery seed. Fold together.

3. Place 6 pieces of bread onto a baking sheet, divide the whitefish salad onto the 6 pieces of bread. Top with cheese and place under broiler until the cheese is melted and bubbly.

4. Serve whitefish melt with celery root slaw on the side.

5. For slaw: In a medium bowl, add celery root, sweet gherkins, mayonnaise, salt, lemon zest and juice, mustard and sherry vinegar, whisk to combine.

6. Tips: Use a food processor fitted with a grater attachment to grate the celery root.


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