Smoked Salmon Potato Nests

Smoked Salmon Potato Nest Recipe
Looking for a fancy appetizer that doesn't take hours to make? We got you. This delicious appetizer combines salty starches and creamy smoked salmon with a bright burst of lemon for a citrusy finish that is sure to please everyone at the party.
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Prep Time 15 mins
Cook Time 25 mins
Total Time 40 mins
Course Appetizer, Side Dish, Snack
Cuisine American


  • 8 oz smoked salmon
  • 1 package shredded hash browns defrosted
  • 8 oz sour cream
  • 1 lemon
  • 4 tbsp chive


  • Defrost bag of frozen, shredded hash browns, If unseasoned, lightly season with salt and pepper.
  • Spray muffin pan with oil and fill each mini muffin with apprx. 1 tbsp of shredded hash browns. Work the hash browns up the sides and make sure bottom is covered with a thicker layer.
  • Bake for 25 - 30 minutes so that hash browns nests are golden brown and edges are darker brown. Remove from oven and cool, about 10 minutes.
  • As the nests cook, mix sour cream with the zest of one lemon until combined.
  • Remove cool nests from pan. Place one dollop of lemon sour cream in each and top with a piece of smoked salmon.
  • Garnish with chive and serve!

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