Chipotle Salmon Salad with Cilantro Lime Vinaigrette

The spice of this chipotle salmon is perfectly balanced with a fresh cilantro lime vinaigrette. Try swapping out your usual salad with this quick and easy recipe!

Prep Time: 10 minutes 
Cook Time: 10 minutes 
Yield: 1 serving

Ingredients

For the salad:

  • 1 fillet sockeye salmon, thawed
  • ½ teaspoon chipotle powder
  • Salt and pepper to taste
  • 1 teaspoon olive or avocado oil
  • 1 cup mixed greens
  • 1 cup arugula
  • ½ cup cherry tomatoes, sliced in half
  • ½ cup red onion, thinly sliced
  • ½ an avocado, cubed

For the dressing:

  • ⅓ cup olive oil
  • 1 clove garlic
  • ¼ cup fresh cilantro, packed
  • Juice of half a lime
  • Salt and pepper to taste

 

How to Make It

  1. Heat 1 teaspoon oil in a skillet over medium-high heat. Season the salmon with chipotle powder, salt, and pepper and cook skin side up for 1-2 minutes. Flip and cook another 3-4 minutes or until done.
  2. While the salmon cooks, add dressing ingredients to a food processor and blend until smooth.
  3. Combine arugula, mixed greens, cherry tomatoes, red onion and avocado in a large bowl. Top with salmon and drizzle with dressing.

Recipe Courtesy Of Lauren Hall: @laurlovestoeat


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