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Broiled Salmon Salad

This is a very easy salmon salad with a refreshing sauce. The herbs are not only flavorful, but are also full of nutrients. Feel free to add more salad ingredients to your liking.

Broiled Salmon Salad Prep and Cook Time: 20 minutes

3/4 lb salmon filets cut in 4 pieces
2 TBS chopped fresh mint
3 TBS chopped fresh basil
2 TBS chopped fresh cilantro
2 TBS lemon juice
2 TBS extra virgin olive oil
3 TBS chopped pumpkin seeds
salt & pepper to taste

1 head romaine lettuce, rinsed and chopped
1 medium tomato, seeds and excess pulp removed and sliced
1/2 medium avocado cut into 1 inch chunks
2 TBs lemon juice
extra virgin olive oil to taste
salt & pepper to taste


  1. Cut salmon into 4 pieces, season with salt and pepper, place on a plate and set aside. Preheat broiler on high and put baking pan big enough to hold salmon under heat to get hot. Do not use glass or pyrex for this.
  2. Mix together mint, basil, cilantro, lemon juice, olive oil, chopped pumpkin seeds, salt and pepper. Set aside. This is your herb mixture.
  3. Prepare lettuce, tomatoe and avocado and toss with lemon juice, olive oil, salt and pepper.
  4. Remove pan from heat and place salmon on hot pan. Broil salmon for about 4 minutes. Do not turn. Because pan is hot salmon will cook very quickly. Place on a plate next to salad and top with herb mixture. You will have some herb mixture left over. It is so good you may also want to drizzle it on the salad greens.

    Serves 4

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Nutritional Profile

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Broiled Salmon Salad
1.00 serving
173.64 calories
Nutrient Amount %DV Nutrient
World's Healthiest
Foods Rating
tryptophan 0.21 g 65.6 6.8 very good
vitamin D 246.65 IU 61.7 6.4 very good
omega 3 fatty acids 1.26 g 50.4 5.2 very good
selenium 31.19 mcg 44.6 4.6 very good
vitamin B12 (cobalamin) 2.54 mcg 42.3 4.4 very good
protein 18.48 g 37.0 3.8 very good
vitamin B3 (niacin) 7.19 mg 36.0 3.7 very good
phosphorus 275.30 mg 27.5 2.9 good
vitamin C 16.38 mg 27.3 2.8 good
magnesium 96.18 mg 24.0 2.5 good
vitamin K 17.25 mcg 21.6 2.2 good
vitamin B6 (pyridoxine) 0.42 mg 21.0 2.2 good
vitamin A 912.69 IU 18.3 1.9 good
potassium 527.30 mg 15.1 1.6 good
World's Healthiest
Foods Rating
excellent DV>=75% OR Density>=7.6 AND DV>=10%
very good DV>=50% OR Density>=3.4 AND DV>=5%
good DV>=25% OR Density>=1.5 AND DV>=2.5%

In Depth Nutritional Profile for Broiled Salmon Salad

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