Tested till perfect Warm Grilled Salmon, Mushroom and Leek Salad

Warm Grilled Salmon, Mushroom and Leek Salad

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By The Canadian Living Test Kitchen

Source: Canadian Living Magazine: May 2003

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  • Portion size 4

Ingredients

  • 8 8new potatonew potatoes, (about 1 lb/500g),scrubbed
  • 2 tbsp 2tbspextra virgin olive oil
  • 1/4 tsp 1/4tspsalt
  • 1/4 tsp 1/4tsppepper
  • 4 4salmon filletsalmon fillets, (about 1-1/2 lb/750 g total)
  • 1 1small onion or shallot, chopped
  • 1 1garlic clovegarlic cloves, minced
  • 2 cups 2cupsthinly sliced mushroommushrooms
  • 2 cups 2cupsthinly sliced leekleeks
  • 16 16cherry tomatocherry tomatoes, halved
  • 1 cup 1cuppea sproutpea sprouts, (optional)

Dressing:

  • 1/4 cup 1/4cupextra virgin olive oil
  • 3 tbsp 3tbspwhite wine vinegar
  • 2 tsp 2tspchopped fresh thyme
  • 1/4 tsp 1/4tspsalt
  • 1/4 tsp 1/4tsppepper
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Preparation

In large pot of boiling salted water, cover and cook potatoes until tender, about 12 minutes. Drain and let cool; cut each into quarters and set aside.

Meanwhile, in small bowl, mix together 1 tbsp (15 mL) of the oil, salt and pepper; brush over salmon. Place, skin side down, on greased grill over medium heat; close lid and grill, turning once, until fish flakes easily when tested, about 8 minutes.

Dressing: In small bowl, whisk oil, vinegar, thyme, salt and pepper; set aside.

In large nonstick skillet, heat remaining oil over medium-high heat; stir-fry shallot, garlic, mushrooms and leeks until mushrooms are golden and leeks are softened, about 5 minutes.

Add tomatoes and potatoes; heat through, about 2 minutes. Add 1/4 cup (50 mL) of the dressing; cook, stirring to combine, for 3 minutes.

Divide sprouts (if using) among plates; top with mushroom mixture. Top each with salmon; drizzle with remaining dressing.

Nutritional Information Per serving: about

cal 691 pro 32g total fat 49g sat. fat 8g
carb 35g fibre 5g chol 74mg sodium 602mg

% RDI:

calcium 5 iron 24 vit A 9 vit C 52
folate 50
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