Salmon Salad

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So did you try the salmon piccata? Did you have leftovers? I don’t know about you, but I don’t like reheated fish. It’s nasty. And we had a lot of leftovers – I made enough for a houseful and there’s just two of us! Ooops. Now what do I do with all this left over salmon? Make a salad!

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This salad is made like a tuna salad with just a little variation. You can do it with any kind fish, I just happened to have leftover salmon piccata!

Here’s How to Transform Leftover Salmon:

This recipes uses specific ingredients, but you can substitute any kinds of cooked fish and any extra ingredients that you like. If you make tuna salad sandwiches, you can make it exactly like that. It’s an easy and versatile way to use those leftovers.

Flake the cooked salmon into a bowl. Mix the yogurt, mayonnaise and salmon together with a fork. Add salt and lemon pepper to taste.

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Stir in the capers. (This is where you’d stir in other things you like, like green onions, celery, minced pickles – all great to add to the salad.)

When it’s mixed well, set it aside to make the green salad. Lettuce, tomato and avocado with some chopped arugula are perfect with this

Top the greens with a scoop of salmon salad.

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Drizzle with some ranch dressing

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and top with some french fried onions.

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Now dig  your fork in and taste the goodness. You’ll be making extra every time you cook fish – just for the salad!

© Copyright 2021 The Lazy Gastronome

Salmon Salad

This recipe uses specific ingredients, but you can substitute any kinds of cooked fish and any extra ingredients that you like. If you make tuna salad sandwiches, you can make it exactly like that. It's an easy and versatile way to use those leftovers.

Course: Appetizer, lunch, Side Dish
Cuisine: American, light, summer
Keyword: salad, salmon
Servings: 4 servings
Author: HelenFern
Ingredients
  • 3 cups cooked salmon
  • 2 Tablespoons mayonnaise
  • 1/4 cup plain Greek yogurt
  • 2 Tablespoons capers
  • salt and lemon pepper to taste
  • 4 cups salad greens
  • 1 large avocado
  • 2 medium tomato, chopped
  • Ranch dressing
Instructions
  1. Flake the cooked salmon into a bowl. Mix the yogurt, mayonnaise and salmon together with a fork. Add salt and lemon pepper to taste.

  2. Stir in the capers. (This is where you'd stir in other things you like, like green onions, celery, minced pickles - all great to add to the salad.)

  3. When it's mixed well, set it aside to make the green salad. Lettuce, tomato and avocado with some chopped arugula are perfect with this. Top the greens with a scoop of salmon salad.

  4. Drizzle with some ranch dressing and top with some french fried onions.

  5. Now dig  your fork in and taste the goodness. 

Recipe Notes

© Copyright 2021 The Lazy Gastronome

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