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Lemon and Dill Salmon with Herb Salad

Salmon is packed with omega 3 fatty acids that serve double-duty for your body: They promote proper brain function and they’re great for your hair and skin. If you need another reason to try this healthy, delicious recipe - it only takes about 20 minutes to get on the table!  

Tip: Sauté the salmon for 3 minutes on each side for medium-rare, or up to 5 minutes on each side for well done. Total cooking time will vary depending on thickness of the filets.

Course Main Course, Salad
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 10 minutes
Total Time 20 minutes
Servings 4 people

Ingredients

  • 1 tbsp Olive Oil extra virgin
  • 6 oz Alaskan wild caught Salmon Filets 4
  • Salt and Pepper to taste
  • 3 cups Mixed Salad Greens
  • 1 cups Cherry or Grape Tomatoes halved
  • 1 Medium English Cucumber peeled, cut in half and seeded
  • 4-5 Fresh Dill Springs roughly chopped
  • 1/4 cup Fresh Mint Leaves chopped
  • 1/4 cup Fresh Basil Leaves chopped
  • 1 tbsp Dijon Mustard
  • 2 tbsp Olive Oil extra virgin
  • 2 tbsp Apple Cider Vinegar
  • 1 Fresh Lemon cut into wedges
  • 1 Fresh Lemon cut into slices
  • 2 Springs Fresh Dill

Instructions

  1. Preheat the olive oil in a non-stick pan over medium heat. Season the salmon with some salt and pepper on both sides and place skin-side down in the hot pan. Sear for 3 - 4 minutes before carefully flipping the filets. Cook for another 3-4 minutes before removing from heat.

  2. In the meantime, combine the mixed salad greens, tomatoes, cucumber, and fresh herbs in a large bowl and toss to combine. Set aside.

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  3. To make the dressing, whisk the Dijon mustard, olive oil, and apple cider vinegar in a small glass bowl and season with salt and pepper, to taste. Pour dressing over the salad and toss to combine.
  4. To serve, season the salmon with a squeeze of fresh lemon juice and a few dill sprigs. Serve with herb salad and enjoy!

Recipe Notes

Nutritional info (per serving)*

Calories: 350
Fat Total: 18.8g
Carbohydrates: 6g
Protein: 38g
Dietary Fiber: 2g

*Nutritional information is from HappyForks.com. For entertainment purposes only.