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Healthy Weeknight Dinners: Grilled Salmon Salad – Essential Woman Magazine
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Healthy Weeknight Dinners: Grilled Salmon Salad

Essential Woman
Written by Essential Woman

Spice up weeknight dinners with our best healthy recipes

Total Time: 35 min
Prep: 25 min
Cook: 10 min
Yield: 4 servings
Level: Easy

Grilled Salmon Ingredients

2 tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil
1 1/2 teaspoons chopped fresh basil, plus some sprigs, for garnish
1 1/2 teaspoons chopped fresh chives
1 teaspoon chopped fresh tarragon, plus some sprigs, for garnish
1/2 teaspoon kosher salt
1/2 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper
Four 4-ounce skinless salmon fillets, each about 1 inch thick

Salad Ingredients

2 hard-boiled eggs, crushed
1 red or green bell pepper, diced
1 cucumber, peeled, seeded, and diced 1/2 cup chopped onions
4 to 5 tablespoons mayonnaise, or enough to moisten 1/4 teaspoon cayenne pepper, optional
Salt and pepper 1/2 lemon, juiced

Grilled Salmon Directions

Place a grill pan over medium-high heat or preheat a gas or charcoal grill.
Whisk the oil, chopped basil, chives, chopped tarra-gon, salt and pepper in a small bowl to blend. Brush the salmon and pineapple slices with the herb mixture.
Cook the salmon until barely cooked through and still pink inside, about 4 minutes per side. Cook the pineapple until slightly charred, 3 to 4 minutes per side.

Salad Directions

In a large bowl, gently toss together the salmon and crushed hard-boiled eggs.
In another bowl, combine bell pepper, cucumber, onion, and mayonnaise.
Add seasonings and stir to combine.
Pour mixture over salmon, add lemon juice, and toss lightly to combine. Serve over lettuce or as a sandwich.

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Essential Woman

Essential Woman

Essential Woman is a magazine that spotlights women on top, upwardly mobile women and women who desire to be upwardly mobile. We believe in ourselves and in each other, we believe in Corporate Social responsibility and continuous growth on all areas of our lives. We wanted it all and now we are doing it all and reaching all those previously unattainable heights with no apologies.

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