Simply Elegant Grilled Salmon And Romaine Salad Recipe

Summary

Difficulty LevelEasyHealth IndexAverage
CuisineCourse
MethodMain Ingredient
Interest Group

Ingredients

 Parsley2 Cup (32 tbs)
 Orange juice1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
 Olive oil2 Tablespoon
 Red wine vinegar2 Tablespoon
 Dijon mustard1 Tablespoon
 Salt1⁄2 Teaspoon
 Pepper1⁄2 Teaspoon
 Garlic1 Clove (5 gm), minced
 Grated orange zest1 Teaspoon, grated
 Salmon fillet1 , unskinned
 Torn romaine lettuce8 Cup (128 tbs)
 Halved cherry tomatoes2 Cup (32 tbs)
 Seedless cucumber1⁄2 Medium

Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 753 Calories from Fat 348

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 39 g60.6%

Saturated Fat 5.4 g27.2%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 78 mg

Sodium 1427.2 mg59.5%

Total Carbohydrates 58 g19.4%

Dietary Fiber 18.6 g74.4%

Sugars 28 g

Protein 45 g90.5%

Vitamin A 1031.6% Vitamin C 639.6%

Calcium 43.2% Iron 74.6%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

Directions

1. Dressing: In a food processor, combine parsley, orange juice, oil, vinegar, mustard, salt and pepper; process until parsley is very finely chopped. Transfer to a glass bowl. Stir in garlic and orange zest. Arrange salmon fillet in shallow baking dish; spread with 1/4 cup (50 mL) of the dressing. Let marinate at room temperature for 15 minutes, turning occasionally.
2. Place salmon skin-side down on greased grill over medium-high heat; cook, turning once halfway through, for 10 minutes per inch (2.5 cm) thickness or until fish flakes when tested with fork and flesh is opaque. Remove and let stand for 5 minutes. Remove skin; cut into 4 portions.
3. In a large bowl, combine romaine, cherry tomatoes and cucumber. Pour over remaining dressing; toss to coat lightly. Divide salad among serving plates; top with salmon.
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