Salmon with quinoa salad


100g Waitrose LOVE Life red & white quinoa with bulgar wheat
500g salmon fillet, cut into 4 pieces
1 lemon, juice and zest
¼ tsp cayenne pepper
4 tsp olive oil
1 fennel bulb, shredded
150g sugar snap peas, halved
1 avocado, diced
2 essential Waitrose tomatoes, diced
20g pack flat leaf parsley, roughly chopped
10 mint leaves, roughly chopped
¼ tsp ground allspice


1. Preheat the grill to high. Cook the quinoa and bulgar wheat mix according to pack instructions. Lay the salmon fillets on a baking sheet. Mix the lemon zest and cayenne pepper into 1 tsp olive oil and brush over the salmon. Season, then grill for 6-8 minutes.

2. Meanwhile, combine the fennel, sugar snap peas, avocado and tomatoes in a large bowl. Toss in the quinoa and herbs. Combine the lemon juice, remaining olive oil and the allspice and toss the dressing through the salad. Season and serve with the salmon.

Salmon with quinoa salad
  • Preparation time: 15 minutes
  • Cooking time: 20 minutes
  • Total time: 35 minutes 35 minutes

Serves: 4

Nutritional Info

Typical values per serving:

Energy 1907.904kJ
Fat 27g
Saturated Fat 5.1g
Carbohydrate 21.84g
Sugars 4.4g
Salt 0.17g

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This recipe was first published in Thu Sep 01 13:16:00 BST 2011.