Cajun-Style Salmon Salad

High-Fiber
Low-Cholesterol
Low-Saturated Fat
Low-Sodium
Low-Sugar
Dish type
Lunch
Serves
4
Ready in
25 minutes

Ingredients

  • 4 (6-oz.) salmon fillets
  • 2 tbsp. fresh lemon juice
  • 1 tbsp. olive oil
  • 4 tsp. Cajun seasoning, divided
  • 6 cups mixed salad greens
  • 1 (15-oz.) can mandarin oranges, drained
  • 1 ripe avocado, pitted, peeled and diced
  • 1/2 cup pecan halves, toasted
  • Bottled balsamic dressing

Directions

Prep Time
15 minutes
Cook Time
10 minutes
Ready in
25 minutes
  1. Coat grill rack with nonstick cooking spray. Preheat grill to medium-high direct heat (350°F to 400°F). Drizzle each fillet with lemon juice and oil; sprinkle with 1 teaspoon of the Cajun seasoning, and season with salt to taste.
  2. Place salmon on grill. Grill, covered, 4 to 6 minutes per side or until fish flakes easily with a fork.
  3. Arrange salad greens, orange sections, avocado and pecans on each of 4 plates. Top each with 1 fillet, drizzle with dressing, and serve.

Nutritional Information

Serving Size
1
Per Serving
Calories 517, Calories Fat 276, Total Fat 31g, Saturated Fat 4g, Cholesterol 93mg, Sodium 94mg, Carbohydrate 24g, Protein 37g
Serving Size1
Calories517
Calories Fat276
Calories (fat) extra53
Total Fat31g
Total Fat (extra)49
Saturated Fat4g
Saturated Fat (extra)20
Cholesterol93mg
Cholesterol (extra)31
Sodium94mg
Sodium (extra)4
Potassium1387mg
Carbohydrate24g
Carbohydrate (extra)8
Fiber5g
Fiber (extra)21
Sugars0g
Protein37g
Omega31g