This was excellent. I served it warm, made enough to chill for another salad for lunch. Delicious!
Salmon Salad on Arugula
One serving of this tasty fresh fish salad packs in a full day's worth of omega-3 fatty acids. Keep refrigerated in an airtight container up to two days.
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Total: 1 Hour, 15 Minutes
- Calories: 354
- Fat: 19.4g
- Saturated fat: 4.6g
- Monounsaturated fat: 8.6g
- Polyunsaturated fat: 4g
- Protein: 38g
- Carbohydrate: 5g
- Fiber: 1g
- Cholesterol: 97mg
- Iron: 1mg
- Sodium: 297mg
- Calcium: 65mg
- 4 (6-ounce) salmon fillets, skinned
- 1/4 teaspoon kosher salt
- 1/4 teaspoon black pepper
- 2 tablespoons olive oil, divided
- 2 tablespoons fresh lemon juice, divided
- 2 tablespoons plain fat-free Greek yogurt
- 2 tablespoons crème fraîche or sour cream
- 2 tablespoons thinly sliced fresh basil
- 4 teaspoons capers, rinsed, drained, and chopped
- 4 cups baby arugula leaves
- 1 cup very thinly vertically sliced red onion
- 1. Sprinkle salmon evenly with salt and pepper. Heat a medium nonstick skillet over medium-high heat. Add 1 tablespoon oil to pan; swirl to coat. Add salmon; cook 6 minutes on each side or until desired degree of doneness. Cool to room temperature; flake with a fork.
- 2. Combine salmon, 1 tablespoon juice, yogurt, and next 3 ingredients (through capers) in a medium bowl. Refrigerate 30 minutes or up to 3 hours.
- 3. Combine remaining 1 tablespoon oil, remaining 1 tablespoon juice, arugula, and onion in a bowl. Toss gently to coat. Divide arugula mixture evenly among 4 plates. Top evenly with salmon mixture.
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