Sockeye salmon is a rich and flavorful fish that is perfect for making salads. With its vibrant color and firm texture, it adds a lot of visual interest and taste to any dish. In this recipe, we will be using fresh sockeye salmon to create a healthy and delicious salad that is perfect for a light lunch or dinner.

Preparation and Cooking Time:

Preparation time: 15 minutes

Cooking time: 10 minutes

Total time: 25 minutes

Servings: 2 people


1 lb. fresh sockeye salmon, skin removed and cut into small pieces

2 cups mixed greens

1/2 red onion, thinly sliced

1/2 cucumber, sliced

1 avocado, diced

1 orange, peeled and sliced

1/4 cup fresh cilantro, chopped

1/4 cup fresh mint leaves, chopped

1/4 cup olive oil

2 tablespoons apple cider vinegar

1 tablespoon honey

Salt and pepper to taste


Preheat the oven to 400°F.

Place the sockeye salmon pieces on a baking sheet lined with parchment paper.

Drizzle with olive oil and season with salt and pepper.

Bake the salmon for 8-10 minutes or until it is cooked through.

In a large bowl, combine the mixed greens, red onion, cucumber, avocado, orange slices, cilantro, and mint leaves.

In a small bowl, whisk together the olive oil, apple cider vinegar, honey, and a pinch of salt and pepper.

Pour the dressing over the salad and toss gently to combine.

Add the cooked sockeye salmon to the salad and mix everything together.

Salad Sockeye Salmon

Serve immediately.

Flavor Profile:

This fresh sockeye salmon salad has a wonderful balance of sweet, salty, and tangy flavors. The fresh sockeye salmon is mixed with ingredients like red onion, cucumber, orange, avocado, and mixed greens to create a nutritious and flavorful dish. The light and tangy dressing made with apple cider vinegar, honey, and olive oil enhances the flavors of the salad and brings everything together. This salad is perfect for those looking for a healthy and satisfying meal that is easy to make and delicious to eat.