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Grapefruit, Salmon, and Avocado Salad

A satisfying salad is all about a combination of textures: here, crisp greens, juicy citrus, silky salmon, and rich avocado.

  • prep: 15 mins
    total time: 35 mins
  • servings: 4
Photography: Romulo Yanes

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Ingredients

  • 2 skinless wild-salmon fillets (each about 8 ounces, 1 inch thick)
  • Coarse salt and freshly ground black pepper
  • 3 tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil
  • 2 scallions, trimmed and thinly sliced
  • 1 Ruby Red grapefruit, peel and pith removed, segmented
  • 1 ripe avocado, pitted, peeled, and sliced
  • 2 cups sunflower shoots, watercress leaves, or a combination of both
  • 1 tablespoon fresh lime juice

Directions

  1. Step 1

    Preheat oven to 375 degrees. Season salmon with salt and pepper. Place in a 9-inch baking dish. Drizzle with 1 tablespoon oil and sprinkle with half of scallions. Bake until salmon is partially opaque in center, 10 to 12 minutes. Transfer to a dish and let cool.

  2. Step 2

    Break salmon into large pieces and divide among serving dishes. Top each with grapefruit, avocado, greens, and remaining scallions. Season with salt and pepper. Whisk remaining 2 tablespoons oil with lime juice and season with salt. Drizzle dressing over each salad.

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Reviews (1)

  • 120schoolhouse 19 Jan, 2014

    Lovely & simple.