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Grilled Salmon Salad

Grilled Salmon Salad with Lemon Garlic Dressing

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. 


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Course: Salad
Cuisine: American
Keyword: Grilled Salmon Salad, Healthy, Lemon Garlic Dressing, Salad, Salmon
Prep Time: 15 minutes
Cook Time: 5 minutes
Author: Rebecka Evans



  • 2 6- ounce salmon filets
  • ¼ 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
  • ¼ teaspoon salt
  • ¼ teaspoon black pepper


  • 3 tablespoons olive oil
  • 3 tablespoons fresh-squeezed lemon juice
  • 3 Tablespoons rice vinegar
  • 1 Tablespoon white vinegar
  • 1 ¼ teaspoon honey divided
  • 1 garlic clove minced
  • 5 –6 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 ¼ cup garlic lemon dressing as toss to coat 
  • Serve grilled salmon on a bed of salad
  • Finish salad with more lemon garlic dressing