Grilled Salmon Caesar Salad

Served hot or cold, salmon makes this salad fit for a king.

  • Prep Time 25 min
  • Total Time 25 min
  • Servings 4

1
salmon fillet (1 lb)
1/2
cup Caesar dressing
1
bag (10 oz) torn romaine lettuce (6 cups)
1/2
cup Caesar-flavored croutons
1/4
cup sliced ripe olives
1/4
cup shredded fresh Parmesan cheese (1 oz)

  • 1 Heat gas or charcoal grill. Place salmon, skin side down, on grill over medium heat. Brush surface of fish with 1 tablespoon of the dressing. Cover grill; cook 9 to 11 minutes, or until fish flakes easily with fork and is opaque.
  • 2 In large bowl, toss lettuce, croutons and olives. Pour remaining dressing over top; toss gently to coat. Spoon salad onto large platter. Remove skin, and flake salmon. Arrange salmon on top of salad. Sprinkle with cheese.

Expert Tips

Prepare this salad with cold grilled salmon. Grill the salmon ahead; cover and chill up to 4 hours. Assemble the salad just before serving.

Either creamy or vinaigrette Caesar dressing will work in this salad.

Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
390
(
Calories from Fat
250),
% Daily Value
Total Fat
27g
27%
(Saturated Fat
6g,
6%
Trans Fat
0g
0%
),
Cholesterol
80mg
80%;
Sodium
640mg
640%;
Total Carbohydrate
7g
7%
(Dietary Fiber
2g
2%
  Sugars
2g
2%
),
Protein
28g
28%
;
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
90%;
Vitamin C
30%;
Calcium
15%;
Iron
10%;
Exchanges:
0 Starch; 0 Fruit; 1/2 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 0 Vegetable; 0 Very Lean Meat; 4 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 3 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choices:
1/2
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.