Fresh Salmon Citrus Salad

Prep Time:
10 minutes

Cook Time:
6 minutes

Total Time:
16 minutes


Fresh Salmon Citrus Salad

Jump to Recipe

Looking for healthy and flavorful recipe for lunch or dinner? Try this Fresh Salmon Citrus Salad recipe and never have a boring salad again.

The lime juice and zest, combined with olive oil, honey, salt and pepper, create a dressing that not only adds a zesty kick but also brings a flavor to the entire salad.

The salmon, seasoned to perfection with salt and pepper, sizzles as it sears. In just six minutes, you've got succulent, flaky salmon that forms the heart of this dish. Salmon is also rich in omega-3 fats.

The lettuce provides a refreshing foundation for the next layers of goodness. The grapefruit's citrusy tang and the avocado's buttery richness elevate the salad.

The green onions add a subtle bite of sweetness and add visual appeal to the recipe. The final touch is the drizzle of the lime-infused dressing, a finishing note that ties all the elements together for the Fresh Salmon Citrus Salad.

Fresh Salmon Citrus Salad is a delicious, tasty and flavorful meal. Enjoy the fresh greens drizzled with a zesty dressing, complete with savory salmon on top.

The best part about recipe is not only delicious, but it’s also healthy and filling to keep you energized throughout the day.



  1. In a small bowl, whisk lime juice, lime zest, 2 tablespoons olive oil, honey, ¼ teaspoon salt and ¼ teaspoon pepper until dressing holds together. 
  2. In a large sauté pan, heat remaining oil over medium-high heat.
  3. Season salmon with remaining salt and pepper. Sear for 3 minutes each side.
  4. Meanwhile, rinse and chop lettuce and place on a serving platter.
  5. Layer lettuce with grapefruit and avocado. Place cooked salmon on top and garnish with green onions.
  6. Drizzle dressing over top and serve.

Recipe Courtesy of Chef Alyssa, ALDI Test Kitchen    

Recipes that are Better For You

These recipes are healthier options, crafted with ingredients that are naturally lower in sodium, fat or sugar than traditional recipes.