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Superfood Salmon Salad

March 4th, 2016

You know those “superfoods” we always hear so much about? I’ve taken all my favorites and packed them into one majorly addictive salad that will make your skin glow and give you energy for days. Promise. Watch the video above to see how I massage the kale, mix the vinaigrette, and bring it all together, then keep reading for the recipe below. And if you’re looking for more healthy recipe vids, don’t miss the last one when I roasted perfect veggies, or the one before that when Chanel and I challenged each other to a breakfast smoothie face-off!

This salmon salad packs all your superfoods into one majorly delicious lunch!

This salmon salad packs all your superfoods into one majorly delicious lunch!

This salmon salad packs all your superfoods into one majorly delicious lunch!

**Video by Eve Tarlo & crew, music by Walter Nichols, photos by Kristen Kilpatrick**

Superfood Salmon Salad

This salmon salad packs all your superfoods into one majorly delicious lunch!

Serves 2 large or 4 small

Ingredients

for the salad:

  • 1 head Tuscan / Lacinato kale, shredded
  • 1 cup basil leaves, chiffonade
  • 1 large avocado sliced
  • 1 ½ cups sunflower sprouts
  • ½ cup toasted walnuts, chopped
  • 1 cup blueberries
  • 1 asian pear, cubed
  • 2 4-ounce salmon filets
  • kosher salt & freshly ground black pepper

for the vinaigrette:

  • juice and zest of 2 large lemons
  • 2 tablespoons rice vinegar
  • 1 tablespoon honey
  • 2 teaspoons sriracha
  • 2 teaspoons grated fresh ginger
  • 2 garlic cloves, minced
  • ¼ cup olive oil
  • kosher salt and freshly ground black pepper

Instructions

  1. for the vinaigrette: Add all the ingredients to a mason jar and shake to combine.
  2. Preheat the broiler on your oven. Add the shredded kale to a bowl along with a drizzle of vinaigrette, and massage with your hands for a minute or two, until the kale starts to break down and soften.
  3. Season salmon liberally with salt and pepper, then place on a foil-lined baking sheet coated with cooking spray. Broil 6 inches from the heat for 3 – 4 minutes, just until salmon is golden on top and cooked through to your liking.
  4. Add basil, avocado, sprouts, walnuts, blueberries, and pear to the bowl, along with another drizzle of vinaigrette, and toss to combine.
  5. Divide salad beween 2 plates, top each with salmon, and fan a few avocado slices next to it. Drizzle with a bit more vinaigrette and eat!

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17 Comments
  1. Gabriella says:

    That looks incredible, Camille! And yay for more video content! 🙂

  2. Anna says:

    I love it Camille! Please make more of these videos!

  3. YUM, this salad has all of my favorite things. And love the video Camille – keep ’em coming 🙂

  4. I am going to make this next week!!
    xo
    Sophie

  5. Elizabeth says:

    Looks delicious, Camille! Finally understand the concept of massaging kale 🙂

  6. Molly says:

    Cam, I made this last night, and I was truly obsessed with it. Two things:
    A) That really was the perfect way to cook salmon. It came out exactly right, so thanks for that!
    B) I added a ton of sriracha and really loved the heat against the fat of the salmon and avocado (and goat cheese which I added on a whim and which is not at all a superfood)

  7. Maya says:

    Thank you for another great video AND recipe! Love, love, loved the blooper at the end, LOL! 😉

  8. Alexa says:

    This looks amazing; I can’t wait to try it!
    Any chance we can get the vinaigrette ingredient portions? (It looks like some of the recipe at the end got left off.) Thanks!

  9. Christina says:

    I just made this last night and it was delicious! Loved the unexpected combination of blueberries + salmon and the sriracha added the satisfying extra punch.

  10. ChelleB says:

    Thank you so much for sharing this recipe. Made it tonight and that vinaigrette was incredible, absolutely crave worthy. Definitely a flavor profile I would have never thought to put together on my own.
    http://chellebdoinwhat.blogspot.com/2016/03/doin-some-cookin-superfood-salmon-salad.html

  11. Linda says:

    I have everything but just noticed I don’t have rice vinegar would white balsamic vinegar work. Help.

  12. pandp2015 says:

    The BEST healthy dinner! Love that dressing!

  13. Dan Allen says:

    Where the heck do you get sunflower sprouts????

    • Here in Austin, they have them at Central Market and Whole Foods! 🙂 If you don’t have one of those, I would try a local farmer’s market. In a pinch, you could sub any kind of sprouts or even arugula. Good luck!

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