Hotel Rangá Salmon Recipe - Hotel Rangá


White ceramic dish containing Hotel Rangá salmon with green apples.

Hotel Rangá Salmon Recipe

Our menu features a delicious and inventive salmon dish created by Hotel Ranga's head chef Bragi Þór Hansson.

Hotel Rangá is located on the banks of the salmon-filled Rangá River. In fact, this river is one of the best salmon rivers in all of Iceland. It’s not unexpected that we regularly feature salmon on the menu at our Rangá Restaurant.

Hotel Rangá Salmon
Hotel Rangá Salmon.

We are happy to share with you our secret salmon recipe, a winning combination of salmon, broccoli and sweet potato with a delightful topping of apples, mustard seeds, homemade granola, and white wine sauce is sure to please. Bring a taste of Hotel Rangá to your home with this mouthwatering recipe.

White ceramic dish containing Hotel Rangá salmon with green apples.

The Hotel Rangá Salmon

Iceland is an island nation covered by freshwater rivers, and fish has always been an essential component of Icelandic cuisine. Fishing enthusiasts travel to Iceland from far and wide to try and land a catch, often visiting the excellent salmon river East-Ranga? from which Hotel Ranga? takes its name.
Total Time 15 minutes
Course Main Course
Cuisine Icelandic
Servings 2 people


  • Sous Vide or a frying pan



  • 400 g Salmon
  • Salt
  • 1 tbsp Olive Oil
  • 1/2 Lemon


  • 10 g Sesame seeds
  • 10 g Sunflower seeds
  • 10 g Pumpkin seeds
  • 10 g Flax seeds
  • 2 tbsp Brown sugar
  • 1 tbsp Honey

Sweet Potato Purée

  • 1 medium sized Sweet Potato
  • 100 g Butter salt
  • Few drops Apple cider vinegar optional


  • 60 g Broccoli
  • Salt
  • Oil

Pickled Mustard Seeds

  • 20 g Mustard seeds
  • Water
  • 2 tbsp Vinegar
  • 30 g Sugar
  • 60 ml Water


  • 1/2 Green apple
  • 30 g Dill
  • 100 g Oil
  • 20 g Spinach
  • Pickled mustard seeds

White Wine Sauce

  • 1 large Onion
  • 1/2 bulb Fennel
  • 4 gloves Garlic
  • 1/2 Leek
  • 50 ml White wine
  • 600 ml Cream
  • Xantana (Corn starch or any other thickener of your choice)
  • Salt
  • Lemon Juice
  • Honey


Once all elements of the dish have been completed, plate the salmon atop the sweet potato pure?e and fried broccoli. Garnish with granola, apples and mustard seeds and white wine sauce.

For further information about our menu, we recommend The Rangá Restaurant page. 

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