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Perfectly Simple Broiled Salmon Salad for Two

By Paula Deen


Difficulty: Easy

Prep time: 10 minutes

Cook time: 10 minutes

Servings: 10


  • 2 (6 oz) 1/2 inches thick, skinned salmon fillets
  • 4 big handfuls (or spinach) baby arugula
  • 1 cup sliced in half cherry tomatoes
  • 1/4 cup slivered almonds
  • 1/4 cup crumbled feta cheese
  • 1/2 lemon's worth lemon juice
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • kosher salt
  • ground black pepper


Adjust broiler pan to 4-6 inches below broiler. Heat broiler on high for 5 minutes.

Season the salmon on both sides with salt and pepper. Place the salmon on the hot broiler pan and place under the broiler. Broil for 8 to 10 minutes, until browned and fully cooked through.

While the salmon is broiling, add the greens to a large bowl along with the cherry tomatoes, almonds and feta cheese. Drizzle with lemon juice, olive oil and season with salt and pepper. Toss all together. Divide the salad among 2 large plates.

Check on salmon, if cooked through and golden brown, top salad with broiled salmon. Dig in!