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Salmon Salad Recipe With Chilli and Mint Dressing served in a white oval dish on a electric blue table cloth

Supergrain salmon salad with chilli and mint dressing

Published: January 14, 2015 at 10:52 am
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  • Preparation and cooking time
    • Total time
  • Easy
  • Serves 4

Get into the new superfood revolution with this healthy salmon salad, combining grilled salmon, farro or freekeh, harissa and herbs all mixed together in a spicy chilli, lemon and mint dressing

Nutrition:
NutrientUnit
kcal490
fat24g
saturates3.6g
carbs35.5g
fibre1.8g
protein32g
salt0.3g
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Try this healthy salmon salad, then check out more salmon recipes such as our super salmon salad.

Ingredients

  • 200g farro or freekeh
  • vegetable stock
  • 500g piece salmon
  • 2 tbsp harissa paste
  • to serve mint leaves
  • to serve salad leaves

DRESSING

  • 2 lemons, juiced
  • 1 tsp ground cumin
  • 1 red chilli, finely chopped
  • a handful of leaves mint, finely chopped
  • olive oil

Method

  • STEP 1

    Cook the grains in some stock for about 30 minutes, or until tender then drain really well. Tip into a bowl and add all the dressing ingredients with 3 tbsp olive oil. Season and toss well, then leave while you cook the salmon.

  • STEP 2

    Put the salmon on a baking tray and brush generously with harissa. Grill for 5-6 minutes, or until the salmon is cooked through. Cool a little then break into large chunks (discarding any skin or bone).

  • STEP 3

    Pile the grains, mint and salad leaves onto a platter with the salmon then serve.

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