Smoked Salmon Breakfast Scramble


A quick salmon breakfast to make in under 5 minutes that's loaded with protein and healthy fats

Silky scrambled eggs are mixed with smoked salmon and dill to create a surprisingly delicious breakfast you can make just a few minutes. The combination of protein and healthy omega 3 fatty acids in this salmon breakfast will keep you satisfied throughout the day.

Smoked salmon scrambled eggs is not your typical breakfast food, but just like blender pancakes and my ham frittata, they are very easy to make.

Before you turn your nose up at this dish, you really try it first. Smoked salmon with scrambled eggs is a favorite among most people that dare to try it. If you are a fan of lox and bagels than you will love this salmon breakfast recipe. The combination of the creamy scrambled eggs with the smokiness of the salmon and dill makes a satisfying savory bite. And the best part, this breakfast recipe only takes a few minutes to make!


How to make salmon and eggs

  1. Add smoked salmon to a non-stick skillet and sauté briefly just to heat through.
  2. Crack in two eggs and scramble until cooked through.
  3. Mix in salt and a pinch of dill for flavor.

ingredients on a table - 2 eggs, a plate of smoked salmon and two small plate with salt and dill

Key Ingredients

  • Smoked salmon – When it comes to cold-smoked salmon, there are many types that are mostly distinguished by their region of source and the smoke style. Nova, Scottish salmon, Norwegian salmon, Irish salmon and Western Nova. Norwegian salmon usually has less oil and a mild flavor. Irish salmon is fattier with a milder smoke flavor. When it comes to scrambled eggs and salmon breakfast, you can use any kind of salmon. Although I prefer smoked salmon, even leftover salmon can be used in this breakfast quickie.
  • Eggs – Fresh eggs are best in this recipe; however you can substitute with liquid egg whites or liquid eggs as well.
  • Dill – An iconic pairing with salmon is dill. They go together like bread and butter.
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Smoked Salmon Breakfast Ingredients

  • 1/2 tablespoon unsalted butter
  • 2 oz smoked salmon
  • 2 eggs
  • pinch salt
  • pinch dried or fresh dill

Smoked Salmon Breakfast Scramble Directions

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What do you need to make smoked salmon scrambled eggs?

For basic scrambled eggs, the only equipment needed is a rubber spatula and a non-stick skillet. Using a non-stick skillet will ensure your eggs don’t stick to the sides of the skillet, creating a burned unpleasant tasting egg dish.

a skillet with scrambled eggs next to small plates with smoked salmon and salt near by

How to make creamy scrambled eggs?

This scrambled egg recipe is basic. If you want to make soft, creamier scrambled eggs, considered adding the following:

  • Cream – add 1-2 tablespoons of heavy cream and whisk in with the eggs before adding to the non-skillet pan
  • Water – add 1 tablespoon of water to the eggs and scramble before cooking in the skillet.
  • Cream cheese – add 1/2 oz of soften cubed cream cheese for silky eggs

Nutritional information & Macros

Nutrition Information

Smoked Salmon Breakfast Scramble

Servings: 1

Amount Per Serving
Calories 263
Fat 17.5g
Protein 24.6g
Total Carbs 0.8g
Net Carbs 0.8g

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