skillet potatoes + smoked salmon + everything salt


I think that if I was ever forced to pick a desert island breakfast food, an everything bagel with salmon, and the works, would be at the top of the list. I'm certain I could eat it every day and never get bored with it. However, when purchasing all the necessary ingredients this weekend, I had a thought. "Ya know, the bagel itself is really unnecessary!". I know, it's kind of an odd thing to say, but it is certainly not why I love the dish so much. I mean sure, the bagel is tasty and all, but really it's just a vehicle for the good stuff. The good stuff being literally everything else. Especially all the seeds and stuff on top (which there is never enough of)! So, I decided to put my theory to the test with a slightly less portable, and (arguably) tastier, vehicle for all that salty goodness. The results were undeniably delicious. I don't think I am quite ready to change my mind about hypothetical emergency foodstuffs, but options are always good.


skillet potatoes + smoked salmon + everything salt


For the potatoes
  • #1.5 fingerling, or other small potato. Rinsed, and cut into 1/4" slices
  • neutral oil (grapeseed, canola, etc.)
Barely cover the bottom of a large skillet with oil. Over medium high heat, cook potatoes until golden and cooked through. Transfer to serving platter, top with remaining ingredients. Serve immediately.

Everything salt
  • 1/4 cup toasted sesame seeds
  • 3 Tablespoons chopped onion (dried)
  • 1 Tablespoon mined garlic (dried)
  • 1 Tablespoon + 1 tsp poppy seed
  • 1 tsp Kosher salt  
 Combine all ingredients in a small bowl, mix to combine.


Additional topping
  • smoked salmon
  • fresh dill
  • greek yogurt
  • chive, or green onion
   
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