Grilled Salmon with White Bean and Arugula Salad

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Grilled Salmon with White Bean and Arugula SaladRecipe

Photo: Jennifer Causey Styling: Claire Spollen

Ask for salmon fillets from the head end of the fish--the tail end is much thinner.

Serves 4 (serving size: 1 fillet and about 1 1/2 cups salad)


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1 tablespoon chopped capers, rinsed and drained
1/4 teaspoon grated lemon rind
3 tablespoons fresh lemon juice
2 tablespoons olive oil
3/4 teaspoon kosher salt, divided
1/2 teaspoon minced fresh garlic
1/8 teaspoon ground red pepper
1 (15-ounce) can unsalted Great Northern beans, rinsed and drained
Cooking spray
4 (6-ounce) salmon fillets
1/4 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper
4 cups loosely packed arugula
1/2 cup thinly sliced red onion


1. Whisk together capers, rind, juice, oil, 1/2 teaspoon salt, garlic, and red pepper in a bowl.

2. Place beans in a bowl; drizzle with 2 tablespoons caper mixture.

3. Heat a grill pan over medium-high heat. Coat pan with cooking spray. Coat salmon with cooking spray; sprinkle with remaining 1/4 teaspoon salt and black pepper. Add salmon to pan, skin side down; cook 6 minutes. Turn salmon over; cook 1 minute or until done. Keep warm.

4. Add arugula and onion to bowl with beans. Drizzle with remaining caper mixture; toss. Divide salad among 4 plates; top each serving with 1 fillet. Serve immediately.

Created date

April 2016

Nutritional Information

Calories 387
Fat 15.4 g
Satfat 2.4 g
Monofat 7.2 g
Polyfat 2.2 g
Protein 40 g
Carbohydrate 21 g
Fiber 8 g
Cholesterol 78 mg
Iron 3 mg
Sodium 599 mg
Calcium 136 mg
Sugars 3 g
Est. Added Sugars 0 g