Grilled Dijon Citrus Salmon & Salad

Functional Medicine Los Angeles shared this simple, elegant, and great source of protein recipe. “Grilled Dijon Citrus Salmon & Salad”.

The cooking time for salmon depends on the internal starting temperature and the thickness of the fillets. Fillets should flake easily with a fork when finished.

Prep time: 15 minutes
Cook time: 12 minutes
Serves: 4


Dijon Citrus Vinaigrette:
1. 6 T. Extra Virgin Olive Oil
2. 1 Lg. Lemon, juiced to yield 3 T. Fresh Lemon Juice
3. 3 t. Dijon Mustard
4. Sea Salt & Black Pepper To Taste

Grilled Salmon:
1. 4 4-oz. salmon filets (with skin so that it is crispy when cooked)
2. 1 T. Extra Virgin Olive Oil
3. Sea Salt & Black Pepper To Taste

1. 3 C. Mixed Salad Greens, torn into bite-size pieces
2. 1 Med. Avocado, pitted and sliced
3. 1/2 C. sliced radishes
4. 1/4 C. fresh dill
5. 1/2 C. thinly sliced cucumber
6. 1/4 C. crumbled blue cheese
7. Black Sesame Seeds, to taste (optional)

Salad Dressing
1. 1/4 C. sour cream
2. 1/2 Lg. Lemon, juiced
3. Sea Salt & Black Pepper To Taste

1. Prepare Dijon citrus vinaigrette by whisking together olive oil, 3 T. lemon juice, and Dijon mustard together in a small bowl. Season to taste with sea salt and black pepper. Set aside.
2. Season salmon filets with salt and pepper to taste. Spoon 1 tablespoon of Dijon citrus vinaigrette over each piece of salmon. Let rest for 5 minutes.
3. Meanwhile, arrange lettuce, avocado, radishes, dill, and cucumber on serving plates. Set aside.
4. Heat one tablespoon of olive oil in a stove-top grill pan over medium heat. Add salmon filets and cook for 3-5 minutes per side to the desired degree of doneness.
5. Add one salmon filet to each salad plate.
6. Add a few dollops of salad dressing to each salad.
7. Sprinkle each salad with blue cheese and sesame seeds.
8. Lightly drizzle salmon (and salad) with additional Dijon Citrus Vinaigrette, if desired
9. Enjoy.

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