Salmon Cucumber Chickpea Salad

Meal Prep Salmon Cucumber Chickpea Salad! 10-minute skillet salmon paired with a light & fresh cucumber chickpea salad that has a kick of spice. This high protein meal is prepped in under 15 minutes making it perfect for a quick & easy meal prep! Low Calorie + Gluten Free

FOR THE SALMON:

  • salmon filets
  • 1 tbsp extra virgin olive oil
  • salt and pepper to taste

FOR THE SALAD:

  • 2 cups cucumber diced
  • 1/8 cup jalapeno diced
  • 1/8 cup red onion diced
  • 2/3 cup chickpeas drained
  • 1 tbsp extra virgin olive oil divided
  • 2 tbsp red wine vinegar
  • 2 tbsp lime juice
  • 1/2 tsp cumin
  • 1/2 tsp coriander 

INSTRUCTIONS

  1. Mix the ingredients for the salad in a bowl, set aside while you make the salmon.
  2. Preheat a large skillet to medium heat. Divide the oil and spread over each salmon filet then sprinkle with salt and pepper. 
  3. Place the salmon flesh side down in the pan. Cook 3-4 minutes then flip and cook covered another 3-4 minutes or until cooked through.
  4. Place one salmon filet in each meal prep container. Divide the salad evenly among the 4 meal prep containers. Store in the refrigerator up to 4 days. 

Makes 4 servings

Recipe Courtesy Of SkinnyFitALicious


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