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Healthy And Nutritious Salmon Salad Recipe

Fish is one of the healthiest proteins that you can add to your diet, as it will help you stay lean and fantastic. The best part about this fish is that you can use it as a main dish, salad, or appetizer or devour it in any other way you like. Fortunately, we have the perfect salmon salad recipe for you that will keep you coming back for more. 

  • Total Time: 15 minutes

Ingredients

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  • Two salmon fillets of four ounces
  • One tbsp. of avocado oil
  • Four cups of baby kale, romaine, or a spring salad mix
  • Sea salt and pepper to taste
  • Two cups of sweet potato croutons 
  • 1/4th cup of pickled red onions 
  • Half a sliced avocado 
  • 1/4th cup of crumbled feta
  • Two tbsp. of pepitas
  • Lemon vinaigrette for dressing

Instructions

  1. Bake the sweet potato croutons and make the lemon vinaigrette dressing and pickled red onions.
  2. Season your salmon fillets using pepper and sea salt.
  3. Take a large cast-iron skillet and heat oil in it on medium-high heat.
  4. Place the salmon fillet in the pan with the skin side facing up for at least four minutes or until it is golden brown.
  5. Turn over the salmon and cook the other side for four more minutes until it is medium-rare.
  6. Take a salad bowl and toss the vegetables with pickled red onions, pepitas, feta, and croutons. 
  7. Create two plates of the salmon fillet and salad.3
  8. Top your salad with avocado and salmon fillet. 

  9. Drizzle some lemon vinaigrette. 

  10. You can also add more salt and pepper for seasoning, and your dish will be ready to serve in no time.

  • Prep Time: 15 minutes

Nutrition

  • Serving Size: 2
  • Calories: 337 kcal
  • Sugar: 7 g
  • Sodium: 992 mg
  • Fat: 21 g
  • Saturated Fat: 4 g
  • Carbohydrates: 15 g
  • Fiber: 6 g
  • Cholesterol: 28 mg
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