Salmon salads are the perfect way to enjoy all the health benefits of salmon in an easy, nutritious and delicious meal. There are so many incredible ways to make salmon salad, from classic salads to more creative twists.
Whether you're looking for a healthy lunch on the go or a quick dinner, these 19 best salmon salad recipes will make life easier. From a classic salmon Caesar salad to a zesty Asian-inspired dish, you'll be sure to find a salmon salad to fit your tastes.
With flavorful ingredients like herbs, lemon and garlic, these recipes are sure to make your meal both healthy and savory.
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"Caesared" Salmon Salad
In this creative salmon Caesar salad, Caesar dressing gets spread on the salmon before grilling, creating a rich crust that keeps the fish succulent while picking up delicious smoky flavor from the grill. For a perfect wine pairing, Master Sommelier Andy Myers says to reach for a bottle of Roero. "R...
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Easy Balsamic Salmon Salad
This Easy Balsamic Salmon Salad is the perfect meal for something a little light, simple to prepare, and full of flavor. Perfectly baked salmon is topped with a delicious dressing and then served atop a salad with the same delicious dressing.
This Crispy Salmon Salad with Lemony-Dijon Dressing features a mix of fresh greens, tender salmon, and a zesty homemade dressing. It's the perfect quick, healthy, and flavorful meal that your family will love.
In a measuring cup, combine the lemon juice, Dijon mustard, chopped parsley, sea salt, and black pepper. Slowly drizzle in 6 tablespoons of olive oil, whisking constantly to create a smooth, emulsified dressing.
CRISPY SALMON SALAD
Season the salmon fillets with 1/2 teaspoon salt and 1/4 teaspoon black pepper. In a large non-stick skillet, heat 2 tablespoons of olive oil over medium-high heat. Add the salmon skin-side down and cook for 3-4 minutes, then flip and cook for another 3-4 minutes until they are no longer translucent but still moist in the center.
Place 2 cups of mixed greens on each of four plates. Arrange the grape tomatoes, cucumber slices, and red onion slices over the greens. Top each salad with a piece of crispy salmon.
Drizzle each salad with the desired amount of Lemony-Dijon Dressing and serve immediately.
This smoked salmon, arugula and avocado salad is a delicious and healthy way to get your daily dose of omega-3! The smoked salmon adds a smoky flavor that pairs perfectly with the arugula and avocado. Plus, it takes just minutes to whip up this dish, making it a great option for busy weeknights. Try...
This Salmon Cobb Salad Recipe will be your new favorite way to enjoy a healthy lunch! Made with grilled salmon, avocados, hard-boiled eggs and more, this Grilled Salmon Salad is the perfect meal prep salad idea!
A main dish salmon salad made with flaky roasted fish, baby arugula, dried fruit, nuts, and a tangy tahini vinaigrette that feels like something you would order in a restaurant but is simple enough for a weeknight dinner!
Aim to eat salmon twice a week to maximize your heart-protective and brain-boosting benefits. Salmon is particularly rich in the omega-3 fatty acid DHA, which can slow plaque buildup in your arteries.
This recipe goes with: Poached Egg Power Bowls