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Cod Potato Sandwich
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Cod & Potato Open-Faced Sandwich

An excellent example of using leftovers in a delicious way—inspired by brandade.
Course: Sandwich
Cuisine: Scandinavian
Keyword: Brandade Sandwich
Servings: 4
Author: Trine Hahnemann


  • 10 ½ ounces cod fillet
  • Sea salt flakes and freshly ground black pepper
  • 3 medium-sized cold boiled potatoes
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • ½ teaspoon freshly grated nutmeg
  • 4 slices of rye bread
  • 4 tablespoons finely chopped radishes
  • 4 tablespoons finely chopped chives


  • Heat the oven to 180ºC/350ºF/gas 4.
  • Place the cod in an ovenproof dish, sprinkle with salt and pepper and bake for 10 minutes. Cool down and carefully remove any bones you find.
  • Place the cod, potatoes, olive oil and nutmeg in a mixing bowl. Mash the cod mixture with a fork and mix it well together. Season to taste with salt and pepper.
  • Place the rye bread slices on a work top. Divide the cod and potato mix on each slice of bread, and place radishes and chives on top. Sprinkle with pepper.


Used with permission from Open Sandwiches by Trine Hahnemann, Quadrille Publishing, 2018. Photos by Leth Columbus.