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Chilled Salmon Salad with Orange Citrus Onions

Russ Myers


A great way to serve this seafood.


★★★★★ 2 votes

4 servings
20 Min
15 Min
Stove Top


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4 salmon fillets
salt and pepper
1/2 c. red onion, chopped
1/2 c. dry white wine (or 1/4 cup each lemon juice and water)
3 med. yellow onions, sliced
3 tbs. olive oil
2 tsp. orange peel, grated
1 tsp. lime peel, grated
3/4 c. orange juice
5 oz. mixed dark leafy salad greens, about 4 cups loosely packed
fresh dill sprigs or italian parsley

How to Make Chilled Salmon Salad with Orange Citrus Onions


  • 1Sprinkle salmon with salt and pepper.
  • 2Portion red onion onto salmon fillets and press on evenly with back of spoon.
  • 3Pour wine into 10 inch skillet and heat until bubbling at the edges. Set salmon in wine, return liquid to a gentle boil and cover.
  • 4Let cook gently without turning for 6 or 7 minutes or until salmon is cooked through and topping is rosy. Chill fish and liquid.
  • 5For Orange Citrus Onions: Heat oil in a large skillet, add yellow onions and cook over medium heat, stirring often, until golden.
  • 6Remove from heat and mix in orange and lime peels and orange juice. Cover and chill.
  • 7To serve, portion lettuce onto 4 plates. Top with salmon fillets.
  • 8Lift onions from liquid with slotted spoon or fork and top salmon.
  • 9Spoon juice from onions over salmon and lettuce. Garnish with dill.

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About Chilled Salmon Salad with Orange Citrus Onions

Course/Dish: Fish, Other Salads, Salads
Main Ingredient: Fish
Regional Style: American

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