Smoked Salmon, Crème Fraîche and Pea Shoots Pancakes
You Will Need
For the pancakes:
- 180g plain flour
- 3 ½ tsp baking powder
- 300ml whole milk
- 1 egg
- 3 tbsp butter, melted
- A pinch of salt
- Vegetable oil, for greasing the pan
For the topping:
- 8 slices of smoked salmon
- 70g of pea shoots
- 1 lemon
- 1 tbsp of dill, chopped
- 200 – 300g of crème fraîche
- A pinch of freshly ground black pepper and salt
Why not whip up a batch of our perfect pancakes as a delicious brunch-time treat? Waves of smoked salmon nestled between creamy crème fraîche, partnered with crisp pea shoots and a hint of dill, this filling and wholesome plate is a fantastic dish to enjoy all year round.
- Melt the butter in the microwave for 30 seconds, set aside.
- In a large bowl, mix together the flour, baking powder and salt. Once combined, make a well in the dry ingredients and add the milk, egg and melted butter. Whisk until combined.
- Allow the batter to rest while heating a lightly oiled pan to a medium heat.
- Scoop the batter into the pan, using a ladle for each pancake. Cook each side for 3-6 minutes, until lightly golden brown.
- Once cooked, stack 3 – 4 pancakes on a plate. Add a small handful of pea shoots to the top of the stack, followed by crème fraîche and waves of smoked salmon.
- Finish with a final handful of pea shoots, dill, a squeeze of lemon and a pinch of salt and pepper.