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Thai Salmon Salad

Rated as 4.12 out of 5 Stars

"This simple salmon salad is spicy and has a Southeast Asian dressing."
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55 m servings 249
Original recipe yields 6 servings


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  1. Preheat oven to 400 degrees F (200 degrees C).
  2. Prepare the dressing by combining the fish sauce, lime juice, brown sugar and chopped chiles in a small bowl; set aside.
  3. 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.
  4. 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.
  5. Place mixture on lettuce leaves, and serve immediately.

Nutrition Facts

Per Serving: 249 calories; 10.8 11.3 26.8 77 802 Full nutrition

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Most helpful positive review

This is a very pretty dish. The dressing was light yet very flavorful. Truely a wonderful summer dish.

Most helpful critical review

The dish was okay but not spectacular. I was hoping for more zest.

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This is a very pretty dish. The dressing was light yet very flavorful. Truely a wonderful summer dish.

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 w...

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.

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...

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 o...

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!!!

This was a great use for a large piece of leftover salmon. Very different, and very tasty.

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.

Very interesting combination of ingredients....loved it! Easy preparation, beautiful presentation, and tastes delightful!