Great Grilled Seafood Salads
Make the most of summer by pairing grilled seafood with fresh, in-season produce. It's a hot-cool combination you won't want to miss.
Photo: Becky Luigart-Stayner; Styling: Mindi Shapiro Levine
Spinach and Scallop Salad
Juicy grilled sea scallops crowned with caramelized onions and pine nuts top a bed of lemony spinach. Sautéeing the pine nuts with the chopped onions is an easy way to enhance their natural flavors.
Recipe: Spinach and Scallop Salad
Grilled Tuna Niçoise Salad
This French-inspired 20-minute salad employs several delicious tricks to speed up preparation. Use bottled Italian dressing for instant flavor, and microwave the potatoes and green beans for quick veggies that are bright, fresh, and crisp.
Recipe: Grilled Tuna Niçoise Salad
Photo: Becky Luigart-Stayner; Styling: Fonda Shaia
Shrimp, Tomato, and Watermelon Salad
This is no ordinary salad. Pairing sweet watermelon with earthy tomatoes and fresh grilled shrimp yields a flavor combination that will surprise and delight your taste buds. Try this dish once and you'll be hooked.
Summer Salad of Seared Tuna, Lima Beans, and Tomatoes
If you're a fan of rare tuna, be sure to just lightly sear these steaks so they're still translucent in the middle. Once the steaks are sliced and fanned out, the tuna will shimmer with contrasting tones, resulting in an especially gorgeous presentation.
What sets this salad apart is the contrast of mildly spiced salmon against creamy goat cheese–all dressed with a juicy tomato vinaigrette. For an easy dinner, make the vinaigrette a few hours in advance, and serve the dish with warmed corn tortillas.
Recipe: Grilled-Salmon Salad
French-Style Shrimp Salad
This twist on France's salade niçoise calls for shrimp instead of the traditional tuna. Featuring the best of summer produce, it's the perfect choice for a relaxed, warm-weather gathering on the patio.
Recipe: French-Style Shrimp Salad
Grilled Salmon Salad with Raspberry Vinaigrette
You may as well call this an "antioxidant salad," because in addition to bursting with summery colors and flavors, it's full of phytonutrient rich produce like raspberries, soybeans, and tomatoes.
Grilled Fish on Cilantro-Chili Slaw
This vinegar-based slaw makes for a refreshingly crisp and tangy cabbage salad that pairs perfectly with a firm white fish. Serve it with warm corn tortillas and consider this a fish taco, deconstructed.
Grilled Tuna with White Bean and Charred Onion Salad
Throw tuna steaks and sliced onions on the grill for this exceptional salad that will satisfy even the heartiest appetites. Be sure to use sweet onions for a mellow, smoky flavor.
Mackerel with Herb SaladMackerel has a firm texture and full-bodied flavor, making it a perfect candidate for the grill. Serve over an easy salad of fresh herbs, orange sections, sweet onion and walnuts.
Grilled Scallop Salad
Grill scallops and cucumber for tasty toppings on this summer salad.
Grilled Shrimp and Spinach Salad
We've pumped up Grilled Shrimp and Spinach Salad with a colorful mix of sliced mangoes, fresh rapsberries, goat cheese, and of course, grilled shrimp.
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