Cold Salmon Sandwich with Lemon-Caper Mayo

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Buy a little extra salmon the next time you’re fillet-shopping and cook it all up at once. The next day, pair the cold leftover fish with a hit of lemon-spiked mayo and briny capers for a fancy-looking salmon sandwich that’s  perfect lunch for one.

Cold Salmon Sandwich with Lemon-Caper Mayo


Prep Time: 5 minutes

Yield: Serves 1

Cold Salmon Sandwich with Lemon-Caper Mayo


  1. 1-1/2 tablespoons mayonnaise
  2. 2 teaspoons drained capers
  3. 3/4 teaspoon fresh lemon juice
  4. 3 ounces cold leftover (cooked) salmon fillet
  5. 1 slice good sourdough or French bread
  6. Salad greens


In a small bowl, stir together the mayo, capers and lemon juice. Lay the salmon on a slice of sturdy bread, slather it with the lemon-caper mayo, and serve with fresh, crunchy salad greens.


Recipe licensed from Cheryl Sternman Rule at 5 Second Rule

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