This simple salmon salad is spicy and has a Southeast Asian dressing.

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Ingredients

6
Original recipe yields 6 servings
The ingredient list now reflects the servings specified
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Directions

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  • Preheat oven to 400 degrees F (200 degrees C).

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  • Prepare the dressing by combining the fish sauce, lime juice, brown sugar and chopped chiles in a small bowl; set aside.

  • Place the salmon filet on a baking tray, and rub olive oil over. Bake for 20 minutes in the preheated oven, or until easily flaked. Let cool for at least 15 minutes.

  • Place salmon filet into a big bowl; use fork to break salmon meat into big chunks. Add onion, tomato and basil; pour dressing over, and toss lightly until well mixed.

  • Place mixture on lettuce leaves, and serve immediately.

Nutrition Facts

249.2 calories; 26.8 g protein; 11.3 g carbohydrates; 77.1 mg cholesterol; 802.3 mg sodium. Full Nutrition

Reviews (35)

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Rating: 4 stars
08/31/2003
This is a very pretty dish. The dressing was light yet very flavorful. Truely a wonderful summer dish. Read More
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Most helpful critical review

Rating: 3 stars
06/10/2005
The dish was okay but not spectacular. I was hoping for more zest. Read More
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49 Ratings
  • 5 star values: 23
  • 4 star values: 14
  • 3 star values: 9
  • 2 star values: 1
  • 1 star values: 2
Rating: 4 stars
08/31/2003
This is a very pretty dish. The dressing was light yet very flavorful. Truely a wonderful summer dish. Read More
(47)
Rating: 4 stars
08/27/2003
Beware you must LOVE basil! I was also a little worried about using Fishsauce in a salad because it is quite strong in smell and taste. But the combination of fishsauce lime juice and sugar was quite good and I eagerly looked forward to the finished dish. And then I added the fresh Thai Basil which I have growing in my garden. It nearly ruined the whole dish for me because in that quantity it was just too overbearing! I will do this recipe again but instead of basil I think I'll add some green onions or maybe just a hint of basil. Oh yeah be sure your onions are mild as well - mine weren't. I also used quite a bit of fresh cayenne peppers and was surprised that they weren't hot. Maybe the lime juice obscured their "bite". Read More
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Rating: 5 stars
01/02/2005
this was delicious. everyone i have made it for has asked for the recipe. you may be put off by the smell of the fish sauce but it tastes great in the salad dressing. Read More
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Rating: 5 stars
07/27/2005
Great use for leftover grilled salmon. I used thai basil - which I LOVE although another reviewer found it to be too strong and added cucumber also from the garden - tis the season to try to figure out what to do with an abundance of produce! I did make it a little mild with less chili and balanced out what to me was too much sour with more brown sugar. Loved by everybody except our 2 year old. Read More
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Rating: 5 stars
05/27/2005
This is such a simple and delicious recipe. We eat it once a week. I prepare the sauce and the salmon the day prior and add it to the mixed greens just prior to serving. For my kids I just omit the chiles. Read More
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Rating: 5 stars
12/21/2005
I thought this was very good didnt have the basil so ommitted it. Made it nice and spicey with red chiili thai peppers. Made Pad Thai and this salad my man loved both!!! Read More
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Rating: 5 stars
07/28/2004
This was delicious. I added some shredded cucumber and a little sesame oil to the dressing. This is a very fast meal if the salmon has already been cooked. Read More
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Rating: 5 stars
05/19/2005
This was a great use for a large piece of leftover salmon. Very different and very tasty. Read More
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Rating: 5 stars
07/09/2004
Very interesting combination of ingredients....loved it! Easy preparation beautiful presentation and tastes delightful! Read More
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Rating: 3 stars
06/10/2005
The dish was okay but not spectacular. I was hoping for more zest. Read More
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