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Grilled Salmon Caesar Salad

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Grilled Salmon Caesar Salad
  • Prep 25 min
  • Total 25 min
  • Servings 4
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Served hot or cold, salmon makes this salad fit for a king.
Updated Feb 10, 2010

Ingredients

  • 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)

Steps

  • 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.

Tips from the Betty Crocker Kitchens

  • tip 1
    Prepare this salad with cold grilled salmon. Grill the salmon ahead; cover and chill up to 4 hours. Assemble the salad just before serving.
  • tip 2
    Either creamy or vinaigrette Caesar dressing will work in this salad.
  • tip 3
    Broiling Directions: To broil salmon, place skin side down on broiler pan; broil with top 4 to 6 inches from heat, using times above as a guide.

Nutrition

390 Calories, 27g Total Fat, 28g Protein, 7g Total Carbohydrate, 2g Sugars

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
390
Calories from Fat
250
Total Fat
27g
42%
Saturated Fat
6g
30%
Trans Fat
0g
Cholesterol
80mg
27%
Sodium
640mg
27%
Potassium
770mg
22%
Total Carbohydrate
7g
2%
Dietary Fiber
2g
8%
Sugars
2g
Protein
28g
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
90%
90%
Vitamin C
30%
30%
Calcium
15%
15%
Iron
10%
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 Choice
1/2
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
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