BLACKENED SALMON SALAD

Summer, blackened salmon salad

What could be better than a healthy and delicious salad?  Add blackened Salmon and fresh berries and you’ve got yourself a meal to remember!

Course: Entree
Cuisine: American
Prep Time: 15 mins
Cook Time: 25 mins
Total Time: 40 mins
Servings: 2
Calories: 377 kcal

INGREDIENTS
  • 2 6 ounce Salmon filets
  • 2 tablespoons cajun seasoning
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 3 cups salad mix
  • 1/4 cup blue cheese
  • 1/4 cup toasted or candied pecans
  • 1/4 cup blackberries
  • 1/4 cup raspberries
  • 2 tomatoes sliced
  • 2 cups cooked green beans
  • 2 ounce your favorite salad dressing
INSTRUCTIONS
  1. preheat oven to 350 degrees
  2. to candy pecans add 1 tablespoon sugar to sauce pan adding 2 tablespoons of water. Heat over high heat until sugar is completely dissolved. As the water cooks out add the pecans while the mixture is still very liquid. allow pecans to be completely coated as water cooks out then place the pecans on wax paper, separating and allowing them to cool.
  3. remove skin from salmon and rinse in cold water. remove any pin bones that you find in the filet.
  4. coat one side of the salmon filet with your favorite cajun or blackened seasoning.
  5. heat skillet and add olive oil, place seasoned side down and allow seasoning to blacken as the salmon cooks, 2-3 minutes
  6. turn over the salmon and sear the other side for 1 minute
  7. place salmon on baking sheet with a little water and place in oven for 15 minutes
  8. build your with the salad greens on the bottom, sprinkling bleu cheese, pecans, raspberries and blackberries on top of the greens.
  9. Allow salmon to cool slightly, slice and place on top of the greens. Add green beans and tomatoes to the plate and serve with your favorite salad dressing.