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Grilled Salmon Salade Niçoise

Oxmoor House
Prep time 19 mins
Cook time 35 mins
Other time 10 mins
Yield 6 servings (serving size: 2 cups salad mixture, 3 ounces fish, and 2 egg wedges)
Classic salade Niçoise features tuna alongside potato, green beans, tomato, and olives. Here we've used heart-healthy salmon.


  • 3 tablespoons stone-ground mustard
  • 3 tablespoons white wine vinegar
  • 2 tablespoons honey
  • 4 teaspoons olive oil, divided
  • 1/8 teaspoon salt
  • 2 tablespoons fresh lemon juice
  • 1 teaspoon kosher salt
  • 1 teaspoon black pepper
  • 4 (6-ounce) salmon fillets
  • 1 pound small red potatoes, quartered
  • 2 large eggs
  • 1/2 pound green beans, trimmed
  • Cooking spray
  • 4 cups fresh baby spinach
  • 1/4 cup niçoise or pitted kalamata olives, halved
  • 1 large tomato, cut into wedges (about 2 cups)
  • 1/2 red onion, thinly sliced

Nutrition Information

  • calories 353
  • fat 15.2 g
  • satfat 3.2 g
  • protein 29 g
  • carbohydrate 25.3 g
  • cholesterol 128 mg
  • iron 2.1 mg
  • sodium 665 mg
  • caloriesfromfat 39 %
  • fiber 4.1 g
  • calcium 69 mg

How to Make It

  1. Combine mustard, vinegar, honey, 1 teaspoon oil, and 1/8 teaspoon salt in a small bowl; stir with a whisk. Set aside.

  2. . Combine remaining 1 tablespoon olive oil, lemon juice, kosher salt, and pepper in a large zip-top plastic bag. Add fish to bag; seal. Marinate in refrigerator 10 minutes.

  3. . While fish marinates, place potato and whole eggs in a large saucepan or Dutch oven; cover with water. Bring to a boil. Reduce heat, and simmer 10 minutes. Remove eggs and plunge into cold water. Cook potato 5 minutes; add green beans. Simmer 5 minutes or until vegetables are tender. Remove potato and beans, and plunge into cold water; drain. Peel eggs, and slice each into 6 wedges; set aside.

  4. . Prepare grill.

  5. . Place fish, skin sides down, on grill rack coated with cooking spray, and grill, covered, 10 to 12 minutes or until fish flakes easily when tested with a fork. Remove skin from fish, and cut fish into chunks.

  6. . Combine spinach, olives, tomato, and onion in a large bowl; add vinaigrette, potato, and beans, and toss to combine. Arrange salad evenly on plates, and top evenly with fish and eggs.

Cook's Notes

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