Summer Salad with Cumin-Crusted Salmon Recipe - Allrecipes.com
Summer Salad with Cumin-Crusted Salmon Recipe

Summer Salad with Cumin-Crusted Salmon

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"For the greatest omega-3 benefit buy the fattiest fish. Try mackerel, anchovies, herring, sardines, salmon, tuna and turbot. Frozen and canned are OK, the USDA says."

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Original recipe makes 4 servings Change Servings
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Directions

  1. Heat a non-stick skillet, add pine nuts and stir until toasty, about 5 minutes. In a large bowl, place all salad ingredients (reserve half of the cilantro and half of the pine nuts for garnish).
  2. In a separate bowl, stir dressing ingredients together.
  3. In a bowl, combine cumin, paprika, salt and pepper. Cut salmon in 8 strips and coat with spices. Grill (or sear in a non-stick skillet brushed with canola oil) until crusty.
  4. Toss salad and dressing; divide on plates. Top with salmon and reserved cilantro and pine nuts.
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Footnotes

  • Copyright 2004 Jean Carper. Printed first in USA WEEKEND. All rights reserved.
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Reviews More Reviews

Feb 10, 2006

LOVE this salad, I have made it about a half dozen times now, and I just can't get enough. I add about 3-4 oranges, add a cayanne kick in the salmon coating, and cut down on the oil a little (only for diet reasons), but otherwise make this recipe just as is...IT'S AWESOME!!, thanks so much for sharing!

 
Jun 18, 2010

I was surprised how well the cumin-crusted salmon went with this salad since cumin and balsamic don't seem like the idea mix in my head. But it provided a really good kick that tasted great. :-) Will definitely make this again in the future.

 

49 Ratings

Sep 14, 2009

This salad is to die for and has become my favorite salad of all time! All of the ingredients go so well together it's all I can do not to lick the plate. I make two changes to this salad when I make it. 1) add avocado, 2) make extra dressing. Ugh! It's so good!

 
Jun 25, 2008

Loved it. This was a light and delicious summer salad. I adjusted the dressing because I had no orange concentrate and wanted to cut down on oil. I used 4 T. of fresh orange juice, about 1 T. of orange zest, and only 2 T. of oil, and also added a dash of cayenne pepper. Only other adjustment was adding an avocado, which I highly recommend. Delicious!

 
May 11, 2010

What an amazing dish! The salmon had a wonderful earthy taste and the salad was light and full of different flavors. I don't want to change anything!

 
Aug 20, 2010

This dish is so exciting! I love the combination of salmon, spices, oranges, beans, cheese, and nuts. It's absolutely delicious. I did not have pine nuts on hand so I substituted roasted almonds. Next time I will definitely add an avocado- I'm convinced that would take it to a whole other level.

 
Jun 01, 2010

Fantastic salad. My husband and I loved it

 
Apr 27, 2010

I have tried this recipe with swordfish, halibut and scrod. The summer salad with cumin-crusted salmon recipe works for other types of fish. Nancee J. Swartz

 

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Nutrition

  • Calories
  • 639 kcal
  • 32%
  • Carbohydrates
  • 37.3 g
  • 12%
  • Cholesterol
  • 84 mg
  • 28%
  • Fat
  • 39.7 g
  • 61%
  • Fiber
  • 12.4 g
  • 50%
  • Protein
  • 37.1 g
  • 74%
  • Sodium
  • 1139 mg
  • 46%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

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