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Grilled Salmon and Spring Vegetable Salad

Grilled Salmon and Spring Vegetable Salad,  Spring is the time to enjoy sweet young vegetables.  Cook them briefly, cool at room temperature, dress and serve with a piece of lightly grilled salmon topped with sorrel and quail’s eggs.

Serves 4

Grilled Salmon and Spring Vegetable Salad Ingredients:

  • 12oz. small potatoes, scrubbed
  • Salt and pepper
  • 4 quail eggs
  • 1/4lb. young carrots, peeled
  • 1/4lb. baby corn
  • 1/4lb. sugar snap peas, trimmed and stringed
  • 1/4lb. fine green beans, trimmed and stringed
  • 1/4lb. young zucchini
  • 1/4lb. summer squash (optional)
  • 1/2cup French dressing
  • 2 salmon fillets, at 5oz. each, skinned
  • 1/4lb. sorrel or young spinach, stems removed

Cooking Instructions:

  • Bring the potatoes to a boil in salted water and cook for about 15-20 minutes.
  • Drain, cover and keep warm.
  • Cover the quail’s eggs with boiling water and cook for about 8 minutes.
  • Refresh under cold water, shell and cut in half.
  •  Bring a saucepan of salted water to a boil, add all the vegetables, and cook for about2-3 minutes.
  • Drain well and place the hot vegetables and potatoes in a bowl, toss with French dressing, and allow to cool.
  • Brush the salmon fillets with French dressing and broil for about 6 minutes, turning once.
  • Place the sorrel in a stainless steel or enamel saucepan with 2tbsp. French dressing, cover and soften over a gentle heat for about 2 minutes.
  • Strain, then allow to cool to room temperature.
  • Toss the vegetables in the remaining French dressing.
  • Divide the potatoes and vegetables between 4 plates, and then top with salmon and halved quail egg.
  • Season with salt, pepper and serve immediately.

About Hanna Joy Curtis

I’m not a chef, I’m just a salad lover, a Filipino food lover. I started eating salads during my college years because I wanted something healthy and something easy to prepare. Here you can find my collection of the Best and Healthy Salad Recipes.

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  1. Love those colors. Nice plating.

  2. What a pretty salad plate! Love that it has a lot of color.

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