Salmon Salad Nicoise

Salmon Salad NicoiseSalmon is an easy fish to enjoy and most kids love the taste!

Try to find wild salmon to be sure you’re getting the omega-3’s for heart health and to help improve your mood. If you prefer the traditional version of this dish, replace the salmon with a fresh tuna steak.

Serves 4-6

Salmon Salad Nicoise

Rating: 51

Yield: 1 1/2 pound salmon plus salad

Serving Size: 1/4 pound salmon and salad

Calories per serving: 226 calories

Fat per serving: 12 g fat (1 g saturated)

Salmon Salad Nicoise


  • 1/4 cup red wine vinegar or sherry vinegar
  • 2 small shallots, peeled, minced
  • 2 tablespoons extra virgin olive oil
  • 1 teaspoon Dijon mustard
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1 teaspoon dried or fresh thyme leaves
  • 1/4 teaspoon freshly ground pepper
  • Ingredients for Salmon

  • 1 tablespoon crush coriander seeds
  • 1 tablespoon crush black pepper corns
  • 1 tablespoon all purpose flour
  • 1 1/2 pounds, skinless, boneless salmon fillets
  • 1/4 teaspoon sea salt
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 1 pound mixed greens or baby spinach


  • In a mini-chopper or blender, mix all the ingredients for the dressing until well blended. Set aside.
  • On a sheet of wax or parchment paper, mix the coriander, pepper, and flour. Sprinkle the salmon with salt.
  • Dip both sides of the salmon in the coriander mixture. Heat a large skillet over medium-high heat and add the olive oil. Add the salon. Cook 5 to 6 minutes per side, until the coating is crispy. Remove salmon from skillet and slice against the grain.
  • In a large bowl, toss the dressing with the greens and spread out on a platter. Transfer the fish on top and serve immediately.

Nutritional Stats Per Serving (1/4 pound salmon and salad): 226 calories, 21 g protein, 5 g carbohydrates, 12 g fat (1 g saturated), 36mg cholesterol, 2g fiber, 507 mg sodium.

Weight Watchers® Points Plus: 5

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