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Grapefruit and Avocado Salad with Seared Salmon

  • Servings
  • Hands-on time
  • Total time
  • Budget
  • 4
  • 20 min
  • 30 min
  • $$$$
Gatheredtable
inspired by Health.com

Ingredients

  • 1 whole grapefruit
  • 5 ounces arugula
  • 1 ripe avocado
  • 1 lemon, juiced
  • 3 tablespoons extra virgin olive oil, divided
  • pinch sea salt, to taste
  • pinch of freshly ground black pepper, to taste
  • 1 pound salmon

Directions

Prep: 1. Peel and segment grapefruit with a sharp knife on a cutting board; reserve juice in a bowl. 2. Juice lemon. 3. Cube avocado. Make: 1. Toss grapefruit segments and juice with arugula and avocado. 2. Make vinaigrette in a small bowl: whisk lemon juice, 2 tablespoons olive oil, salt and pepper to taste. 3. Sprinkle salt and pepper over both sides of salmon. Heat 1 tablespoon olive oil in large skillet over medium-high heat. Add fish (skin-side down) to skillet, and cook until skin is golden and fish releases easily from pan, about 4 minutes per side. 4. Serve salad divided across 4 plates, each topped with a piece of the salmon.

Notes

Check out our tips for buying and cooking fish here - http://blog.gatheredtable.com/2015/06/21/a-beginners-guide-to-how-to-buy-and-cook-fish/ Looking for a good substitute? Many fish types are extremely versatile, check out our recommended substitutions here - http://blog.gatheredtable.com/2015/06/21/recipe-hacking-how-to-substitute-different-types-of-fish/

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