Almond Crusted Salmon Salad


Almond Crusted Salmon Salad

Almond-Crusted Salmon Salad
Almond-Crusted Salmon Salad

This delicious Almond-Crusted Salmon Salad is all you need on your dinner menu. This dish is full of protein and veggies to fill you up. The salmon filet on top looks nearly as good as it tastes. The taste is improved even more by the hints of lemon added to compliment the fish. This recipe makes enough to serve four so it's the perfect chance to get the family back around the dinner table to share a meal. Although the fish may be the highlight of this meal, don't let yourself believe the salad isn't important. With kale, arugula, avocado, and much more, the salad is a delicious portion of the dish.


  • 2 oz. Canola Oil
  • 4 ea. Salmon Portions (4 oz. ea.)
  • 1/2 tsp. Kosher salt
  • 1/8 tsp. Black pepper, ground
  • 10 oz. Kale, sliced
  • 2 oz. Lemon dressing
  • 2 ea. Avocados, peeled, pitted and cut into 1/2” pieces
  • 8 oz. Quinoa, cooked
  • 4 oz. Brussels Sprouts, sliced 1/8”
  • 2 oz. Arugula
  • 4 oz. Cranberries, dried
  • 8 oz. Balsamic Vinaigrette*
  • 2 Tbls. Garlic Aioli*
  • 2 oz. Almond Crust
  • 1 oz. Radishes, thinly sliced (24 slices)
  • Lemon Zest


  1. Heat the canola oil in a large non-stick, oven-safe sauté pan set over medium-high heat.

  2. Season both sides of the fish with salt and pepper and carefully place into the pan. Cook for approximately 1 minute or until the fish is lightly seared. Flip the fish over and cook for another minute. Remove the fish from the sauté pan and transfer into a baking dish. Place the fish into a preheated oven set at 350°F and cook for another 5 minutes or until done.

  3. While the fish is cooking place the sliced kale into a mixing bowl. Ladle the lemon dressing into the bowl and aggressively toss and “massage” the ingredients together.

  4. Add the avocado, quinoa, Brussels sprouts, arugula and dried cranberries into the bowl.

  5. Season with salt and pepper. Ladle the Balsamic vinaigrette into the bowl and gently toss all of the ingredients together.

  6. Place equal amounts of the salad mix into four serving bowls.

  7. Remove the fish from the oven and spread equal amounts of garlic aioli over piece. Sprinkle equal amounts of the almond crust over each piece of fish. Place the fish back into the oven for 30 seconds to warm the crust.

  8. Place the fish on top of each salad. Place the sliced radishes evenly over the salad.

  9. Sprinkle the lemon zest evenly over the salad and salmon.

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