Healthy Salmon Salad

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Lovely Salmon Salad

Lovely Salmon Salad

I love salmon. I have tried Teriyaki Salmon which is pan fried and another Asian Baked Salmon. I thought I should try boiling the salmon to make a salad with tomato and herbs and my favourite salad dressing. It came out really good. It’s such a delicious starter. It is also a healthy salad. I actually had a big helping. It looks and tastes awesome yet deceptively easy to prepare. Here is my recipe to share. It’s enough for 2 persons.

Ingredients A (sauce)
2 medium tomatoes (de-seeded and chopped)
1/2C coriander (chopped)
1/2C flat-leaved parsley (chopped)

Tomatoes and herbs

Tomatoes and herbs

chopped tomatoes and herbs

chopped tomatoes and herbs

Mix everything together in a bowl. You can use other herbs too like basil and mint.

Ingredients B (dressing)
3 pips garlic (peeled and chopped)
3T olive oil
3T apple cider vinegar
3T honey
3T light soya sauce (I use Kikkoman)

Salad dressing

Salad dressing

Mix everything together in a small bowl.

Ingredients B
2 pieces salmon

Boil some water in a pan. Put in the salmon and boil for a few minutes. Test for doneness. Dish it up onto a plate and let it cool down. You can break it up into small pieces or leave it whole. To serve, put some of Ingredients A on a plate. Place the salmon on it and drizzle some salad dressing over it and enjoy.

Lovely salmon salad

Lovely salmon salad

Do you like salmon? How do you like your salmon to be cooked? What is your best salmon dish? Please share, add and comment in the comment box below.

Other salmon recipes that you may be interested in:
Teriyaki Salmon
Baked Salmon And Noodles

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12 Comments

Divina  on September 25th, 2009

That’s a great and refreshing salad. I love the usage of herbs as part of a salad instead of just a garnish. They are so healthy and cilantro has the ability to remove toxic metal waste in the body. They are also great for autistic children. They are hard to grow most especially in hot water. Mine just died.

Mary, my best salmon is the one stuffed with sliced apples, fennel with horseradish. It was an entry for a competition. I lost though. I served it with some mushroom gnocchi, asparagus and roasted tomato coulis.

But this salad is just great and healthy. Yum.

Eliza E  on September 25th, 2009

That looks delicious. That dressing is brilliant, too, and I just happen to have all the ingredients in my kitchen right now. I know what I’m having for dinner tomorrow!

Christine  on September 25th, 2009

I love salmon too, very nutritious and delicious. Thanks for your recipe. Your salmon salad is very healthy and easy to make too.

My daughter and I have different opinions on eating coriander… Guess who likes and who dislikes?
I’m a big fan of it. ^0^

VeggieCook  on September 25th, 2009

Those pictures are so clear. The contrast of green and red colors makes it irresistible. I will make one myself right away. Thanks.

Anna  on September 25th, 2009

Wow that looks really yummy and healthy, I love baked salmon with teriyaki glaze.

Mary  on September 25th, 2009

Divina, thanks for comments and also for sharing the health benefits of herbs. Your stuffed salmon sounds great. Hope you win next time.

Eliza, thanks for your comments. Hope you enjoy your salmon salad t/row.

Christine, thanks for comments. I dislike coriander when I was young but now I like it, probably influenced by my children. Interesting huh! My children like coriander very much.

VeggieCook, thanks for your comments. I believe you will enjoy this salad. Lovely in colour and taste.

Anna, thanks for your comments. Teriyaki salmon is definitely top on my list….my family favourite.

Southern Grace Gourmet  on September 25th, 2009

Looks so good! I love salmon, this salad is so easy and delicious, thanks for posting!

penny aka jeroxie  on September 25th, 2009

Salmon is such a hearty piece of fish. I love my salmon grilled, pan fried or poached. It is healthy and delicious.

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Mary  on September 25th, 2009

Southern Grace Gourmet, thank for your lovely comment. Yes, the salmon salad is easy and delicious. Hope you try soon.

Penny, thanks for sharing. Totally agree with you that salmon is healthy and delicious. I hope to learn more ways to cook it.

Pierre, thanks for your compliment. I love French cooking. Hope to learn some from you. Hope you have a language translator so that I can understand your blog.

Jo  on September 28th, 2009

Coriander is probably my favourite herb and I’ll use it in anything I can. Salad looks incredible and so simple to make. I would probably like the salmon less well done though. Great recipe!

carolyn  on February 9th, 2011

I read your Salmon Salad recipe and wanted to make it for today’s lunch. No fresh salmon in the house — conveniently, I did have a can of pink salmon in the pantry. With a generous amount of your salad dressing poured over a bed of chopped Romaine hearts, red onion, fresh tomato, avocado, and pink salmon, my husband and I completely devoured our Salmon Salad. It was fabulously DELICIOUS.

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