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Salmon Salad with Power Greens


This recipe for Salmon Salad with Power Greens make a healthy superfood bowl full of all kinds of good vitamins and minerals. Keto friendly, low carb and gluten free.



2 salmon filets
1 orange
2 lemons
1 avocado
2 cups kale
2 cups arugula
2 cups spinach
1/4 cup pepitas (pumpkin seeds)
1 shallot
2 tbsp capers
olive oil
1 tsp old bay seasoning
1 tbsp diced jalapeno (optional)
1/4 cup parmesan crisps (optional)
dressing to taste (This is really preference in my opinion — I like to use a little bit of Caesar and add some jalapeƱo to it but this would also be great with Greek, Green Goddess or even BBQ Ranch. You could also just dress it up with lemon juice and olive oil)
salt and pepper, to taste


Marinate The Salmon:
Zest lemon and orange then cut lemon and orange in half. Add zest and then squeeze juice out of lemon and orange into a bag or dish big enough for the salmon to marinate. Toss the juiced lemon and orange halves in as well. Add a tbsp of olive oil over the top. Let marinate for 20 minutes.

To Cook the Salmon:
Once salmon has marinated, take out of bag, rub filets with olive oil, then season with salt and pepper and old bay.
You can grill or bake the salmon. To bake, preheat oven to 400 degrees and bake for 10-12 minutes. To grill, preheat grill to medium high and cook for 5 to 7 minutes. Cook until internal temp reaches 145.

To assemble the salad:
Thinly slice shallot and add to a dish with juice of 1/2 the other lemon and 1 tbsp olive oil. Season with salt and pepper and let sit aside for 10 minutes at least.
While the salmon is cooking, layer greens (kale, spinach, arugula) on a platter or plates. Add in pepitas, capers, shallot, jalapeno (if using) and dressing. Toss to combine.
Top this with crushed up parmesan crisps. Layer on the salmon filets.
Slice up Avocado and layer on top. Garnish with chives and lemon wedges from remaining 1/2 lemon.

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