SALMON, CUCUMBER AND DILL SALAD

By edvel54 Submitted at November 7, 2011 Comments 1

Ingredients

  • 1½ lbs salmon filet, cut into 4 pieces, skin and bones removed

  • 1 tablespoon Dijon mustard

  • ½ tablespoon honey

  • 1 large cucumber, peeled, cut in half lengthwise, seeds scooped out, diced in ½ inch cubes, 3 cups

  • 1 large ripe fresh tomato, seeds, excess pulp removed, diced

  • 1 medium ripe, but firm avocado, diced in ½ inch cubes

  • 2 TBS chopped chives

  • 3 medium cloves garlic, pressed

  • 1½ tablespoon chopped fresh dill

  • 2 + 1 tablespoons fresh lemon juice

  • 1 tablespoom extra virgin olive oil

  • salt and cracked black pepper to taste

Directions

  1. Press garlic and let sit for 5 minutes to bring out its health-promoting properties.

  2. Preheat broiler on high and place an all stainless steel skillet (be sure the handle is also stainless steel) or cast iron pan under the heat for about 10 minutes to get it very hot. The pan should be 5 to 7 inches from the heat source.

  3. Rub the salmon with 2 tsp fresh lemon juice, salt and pepper.

  4. While pan is heating mix together cucumber, tomato, avocado, chives, garlic, and dill, in a bowl and set aside.

  5. Divide cucumber mixture between 4 plates and serve with salmon.

Nutritional Facts

Servings
4
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redorangedog
redorangedog June 25, 2015 at 3:03 pm   

heart healthy 4 stars

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