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Grilled Salmon Salad

Grilled Salmon Salad with Lemon Garlic Dressing

  • Author: Rebecka Evans
  • Prep Time: 15
  • Cook Time: 5
  • Total Time: 20 minutes
  • Category: Salad
  • Method: Grill
  • Cuisine: American


Enjoy a heart-healthy meal this summer with this quick and delicious grilled salmon salad.

Dressed with a homemade lemon garlic dressing, the salad is packed with vitamins and nutrients derived from raw fennel and jicama as well as, Omega-3 fatty acids found in the organic salmon. Nutritious and delicious, this recipe will feed your body, mind, and soul. 







2 6-ounce salmon filets

1/4 cup plus, 1 teaspoon Lemon Garlic Dressing (recipe below)

1 small jicama, peeled, sliced, and cut into thin strips (about 1 cup)

1 fennel bulb, cut into thin strips

1 small, unpeeled red apple, sliced, and cut into thin strips. 

1 4-ounce drained, canned water chestnuts

1 4-ounces can mandarin oranges, drained

2 tablespoons chopped fresh coriander or parsley

1/4 teaspoon salt

1/4 teaspoon black pepper


3 tablespoons olive oil

3 tablespoons fresh-squeezed lemon juice

3 Tablespoons rice vinegar

1 Tablespoon white vinegar

1 1/4 teaspoon honey, divided

1 garlic clove, minced

56 edible pansy flowers



  • Dry salmon fillets with a paper towel
  • Season fillets with a pinch of salt and pepper
  • Brush salmon with 1 teaspoon lemon garlic dressing 
  • Place seasoned salmon, on a hot gas grill or cast iron pan. Cook without turning for 3-5  minutes or until caramelized. Remove to a plate, and set aside
  • In a medium bowl, combine jicama, fennel, water chestnuts, apples, mandarin oranges, and coriander. Season with salt, and pepper. Add 1/4 cup garlic lemon dressing as toss to coat 
  • Serve grilled salmon on a bed of salad
  • Finish salad with more lemon garlic dressing

Keywords: Grilled Salmon Salad, Salmon, Salad, Lemon Garlic Dressing, Healthy,