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Grilled Salmon and Avocado Salad Recipe

A great seafood dish for the entire family
Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time10 mins
Total Time20 mins
Course: Main Course
Cuisine: American
Servings: 2 servings

Ingredients

  • 8 ounces salmon cooked, grilled or roasted
  • 1 stalk celery cleaned, trimmed & finely chopped
  • ½ head romaine lettuce washed, dried and sliced thinly
  • 1 lemon
  • 2 tablespoons sour cream
  • 1 tablespoon Dijon mustard
  • 1 large avocado
  • salt & pepper to taste

Instructions

  • Prep all the ingredients.
  • In a medium sized bowl, add the chopped celery, lettuce, sour cream and Dijon mustard. Add the lemon zest and juice from ½ a lemon and give all the ingredients a gentle stir.
  • Using a fork, flake pieces of salmon from the filet and add them to the rest of the salad. Again, give all the ingredients a gentle stir.
    You want to be careful so you end up with nice chunks of salmon.
  • Slice the avocado in half long ways, remove the pit and score the avocado halves into crosspatch cubes. Using a spoon, carefully remove the avocado cubes from each half being careful to preserve the skin.
  • Add the avocado cubes to the rest of the salad mixture and again carefully stir to combine all the ingredients.
  • Season with salt and pepper, taste and adjust seasonings.
  • Spoon the avocado and salmon salad back into the avocado skins and serve. The salad is delicious and the presentation is spectacular.

Notes

If you don't have leftover cooked salmon but want to try this salad, season, grill or roast a piece of fresh salmon until it is perfectly cooked and flaky.
I only used the zest from a quarter of a lemon and the juice from half the lemon.