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Broiled Salmon Salad
This is great-tasting, easy-to-prepare 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 of your liking.
Broiled Salmon Salad Prep and Cook Time: 20 minutes

Ingredients:
  • 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

Directions:

  1. Cut salmon into 4 pieces, season with salt and pepper, place on a plate and set aside. Preheat broiler on high and put stainless steel skillet (make sure handle is also stainless) for about 10 minutes until very 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, tomato and avocado and toss with lemon juice, olive oil, salt and pepper.
  4. Remove pan from heat and place salmon on hot pan. Quick 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

Broiled Salmon Salad
1.00 serving
(193.24 grams)
Calories: 174

NutrientDRI/DV







 protein37%






 biotin18%



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In order to better help you identify recipes that feature a high concentration of nutrients for the calories they contain, we created a Recipe Rating System. This system allows us to highlight the recipes that are especially rich in particular nutrients. The following chart shows the nutrients for which Broiled Salmon Salad is either an excellent, very good, or good source (below the chart you will find a table that explains these qualifications). If a nutrient is not listed in the chart, it does not necessarily mean that the recipe doesn't contain it. It simply means that the nutrient is not provided in a sufficient amount or concentration to meet our rating criteria. (To view this recipe's in-depth nutritional profile that includes values for dozens of nutrients - not just the ones rated as excellent, very good, or good - please use the link below the chart.) To read this chart accurately, you'll need to glance back up to see the ingredients used in the recipe and the number of serving sizes provided by the recipe. Our nutrient ratings are based on a single serving. For example, if a recipe makes 4 servings, you would be receiving the nutrient amounts listed in the chart by eating 1/4th of the combined ingredients found in the recipe. Now, returning to the chart itself, you can look next to the nutrient name in order to find the nutrient amount it offers, the percent Daily Value (DV%) that this amount represents, the nutrient density that we calculated for this recipe and nutrient, and the rating we established in our rating system. For most of our nutrient ratings, we adopted the government standards for food labeling that are found in the U.S. Food and Drug Administration's "Reference Values for Nutrition Labeling." Read more background information and details of our rating system.

Broiled Salmon Salad
1.00 serving
193.24 grams
Calories: 174

NutrientAmountDRI/DV
(%)
Nutrient
Density
World's Healthiest
Foods Rating
vitamin B122.54 mcg10611.0excellent
vitamin D246.65 IU626.4very good
selenium31.19 mcg575.9very good
omega-3 fats1.26 g535.4very good
vitamin B37.19 mg454.7very good
phosphorus275.30 mg394.1very good
protein18.48 g373.8very good
vitamin B60.42 mg252.6good
magnesium96.18 mg242.5good
vitamin C16.38 mg222.3good
vitamin K17.25 mcg192.0good
vitamin A167.91 mcg RAE191.9good
biotin5.27 mcg181.8good
pantothenic acid0.85 mg171.8good
potassium527.30 mg151.6good
World's Healthiest
Foods Rating
Rule
excellent DRI/DV>=75% OR
Density>=7.6 AND DRI/DV>=10%
very good DRI/DV>=50% OR
Density>=3.4 AND DRI/DV>=5%
good DRI/DV>=25% OR
Density>=1.5 AND DRI/DV>=2.5%

In-Depth Nutritional Profile for Broiled Salmon Salad

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