Peppery Salmon Salad

Salmon Salad with Watercress Dressing

Servings

4

Prep

10 min

Cook

10 min
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Salmon Salad with Watercress Dressing

Total time is not inclusive of Chilling time (30 minutes – for dressing).

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Peppery Salmon Salad with with Watercress dressing

Ingredients:

  • 4 ‏salmon fillets, about 180 grams each
  • 1 Tbsp ‏coarsely ground black pepper
  • 1/3 cup ‏mayonnaise
  • 1 ½ Tbsp ‏lemon juice
  • 2 tsp ‏horseradish (prepared horseradish like Heinz)
  • 1 clove ‏garlic
  • 2 tbsp ‏fresh parsley or cilantro
  • 100 gm / 3.5 oz ‏watercress
  • 3 tbsp ‏olive oil
  • 25 gm / 2 oz ‏butter
  • 100 gm / 2 ¼ cups  ‏butter lettuce, torn




Method:

  1. Coat the salmon with the coarsely crushed pepper and about a ¼ tsp salt on both sides. Using fingers, gently press down the pepper.
  2. Refrigerate for 30 minutes.
  3. Blend together the mayonnaise, horseradish, lemon juice, garlic, parsley, 60 gm/2 oz of the watercress, 1 Tbsp olive oil and 1 Tbsp warm water in a food processor till smooth. Refrigerate.
  4. Heat butter and 1 Tbsp olive oil in a skillet till bubbly.
  5. Add the salmon fillets and cook over medium high for around 3 minutes on each side, or till desired doneness is achieved.
  6. Remove and set aside to cool.
  7. Tear the washed and dried lettuce into small pieces. Plate along with watercress.
  8. Drizzle a little olive oil. Break up the salmon fillets neatly into 4-5 pieces each. Arrange over the salad.
  9. Pour the dressing over the Salmon to your aesthetic liking.

Salmon Salad with Watercress Dressing

Notes:

  • Although, the salmon may be baked, the crust developed from frying is preferred for this delicious salad!
  • You might like to make extra dressing. Use as a salad dressing for chicken or prawns salad too!

Key Ingredients: Salmon, Watercress, Lettuce, Mayonnaise, Horseradish, Lemon Juice, Butter, Oil, Parsley, Garlic, Pepper, Salt. 

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