Salmon Salad

Hot days are upon us. A great way to cool off is with a refreshingly chilled salmon salad. This salad is also one way to use up leftover salmon from a summer barbecue. Easy and quick.

Salmon Salad Recipe

  • Yield: Serves 4.
Yum

Ingredients

  • 1 lb salmon fillet, cooked, either poached, grilled, or gently fried, and cooled to at least room temperature
  • 2 celery stalks - finely chopped
  • 1/2 red onion - peeled, finely sliced
  • 1 Tbsp of capers (strain out the pickling juice)
  • The juice of 1 lemon (regular lemon, not Meyer lemon)
  • 1 Tbsp extra-virgin olive oil
  • 2 Tbsp fresh dill - chopped
  • Salt and freshly ground pepper

Method

Break cooked salmon into chunk sized pieces and add to bowl. Combine celery, red onion, capers, lemon juice, olive oil, fresh dill in a separate dish. Gently add the dressing mixture into the bowl of salmon, mixing just enough so all pieces are coated. Add a sprinkling of salt and ground pepper to taste. Refrigerate for at least 30 minutes to cool and to allow the flavors to blend.

Serve with a slice of lemon.

For best results, do not over-cook your salmon!

Hello! All photos and content are copyright protected. Please do not use our photos without prior written permission. If you wish to republish this recipe, please rewrite the recipe in your own unique words and link back to the source recipe here on Simply Recipes. Thank you!

Showing 4 of 8 Comments

  • Foodfreak

    Looks like perfect summer fare to me, although might use fennel instead of the celery (I really don’t care much for celery). Thanks for sharing.

  • Lizzi

    We made this for dinner last night and it was, in a word, superb. I immediately decided that it was the perfect thing to make for a bridal shower luncheon because it’s also just beautiful with the pink of the salmon and the green freshness of the dill.

  • claire

    This was wonderful. My husband asked if it could go into regular rotation. Thanks for sharing.

  • Mc Muffin

    Really easy to do and super delicious! Thank You for this one.

View More Comments / Leave a Comment