Citrus-Marinated Grilled Salmon With Tabbouleh Salad

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Citrus-Marinated Grilled Salmon with Tabbouleh Salad
citrus-marinated grilled salmon
Whole Foods Market

Tabbouleh salad is a beloved whole-grain dish. As with traditional versions, this recipe uses fragrant mint and parsley to flavor the salad, which proves a great match for grilled salmon topped with fresh tomatoes and cucumbers.

5
Servings
664
Calories Per Serving
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Ingredients

For the salad

  • 1 Cup uncooked bulgar wheat
  • 1 1/2 Cup boiling water
  • 2 lemons, juice and zest of
  • 3 Tablespoons olive oil, divided
  • 1 1/2 Cup chopped flat-leaf parsley
  • 1/2 Cup chopped chives
  • 1/2 Cup finely chopped red onion
  • 1/4 Cup finely chopped mint
  • Salt and pepper, to taste

For the salmon

  • 3 Tablespoons olive oil, plus more for oiling grill (if needed)
  • 1 orange, juice and zest
  • Salt and pepper, to taste
  • 5 (6-ounce) boneless skin-on salmon fillets
  • 1/3 Cup finely chopped red onions
  • 2 tomatoes, chopped, or 1 cup cherry or grape tomatoes, halved
  • 1 cucumber, peeled, seeded, and chopped
  • 1 Tablespoon lemon juice

Directions

For the salad

For the salad, put bulgur wheat, boiling water, lemon juice, and oil into a large bowl and stir gently. Immediately cover with a dish towel and set aside for 1 hour. Uncover and fluff with a fork. Add zest, parsley, chives, onions, mint, salt, and pepper and toss gently to combine. Cover with plastic wrap and chill for at least 1 hour.

Meanwhile, for the salmon, whisk together 2 tablespoons of the oil, zest and juice, salt, and pepper in a wide, shallow dish. Arrange salmon in dish, turn to coat all over with marinade, cover, and chill for 30 minutes.

For the salmon

Preheat grill and brush grates with oil. Remove salmon from marinade; discard remaining marinade. Arrange salmon on grill, skin side up, and cook, flipping once, until golden brown on both sides and just cooked through, about 10 minutes total. Transfer to a platter and set aside to let rest for 5 minutes.

Stir together onions, tomatoes, cucumbers, remaining 1 tablespoon oil, lemon juice, salt, and pepper in a medium bowl. Serve salmon on a bed of tabbouleh salad with the tomato-cucumber mixture spooned over the top.

Grilled Salmon Shopping Tip

A fresh fish should not smell fishy nor have milky, opaque eyes; it should have bright red gills, firm flesh, and a tight anal cavity.

Grilled Salmon Cooking Tip

Whole fish should be stored upright in ice in the refrigerator.

Nutritional Facts

Total Fat
40g
62%
Sugar
6g
N/A
Saturated Fat
8g
38%
Cholesterol
94mg
31%
Protein
40g
81%
Carbs
39g
13%
Vitamin A
98µg
11%
Vitamin B12
5µg
92%
Vitamin B6
1mg
65%
Vitamin C
66mg
100%
Vitamin E
9mg
45%
Vitamin K
331µg
100%
Calcium
105mg
10%
Fiber
8g
31%
Folate (food)
113µg
N/A
Folate equivalent (total)
113µg
28%
Iron
4mg
21%
Magnesium
122mg
30%
Monounsaturated
18g
N/A
Niacin (B3)
17mg
85%
Phosphorus
624mg
89%
Polyunsaturated
9g
N/A
Potassium
1133mg
32%
Riboflavin (B2)
0.4mg
21.8%
Sodium
1076mg
45%
Thiamin (B1)
0.6mg
38.1%
Zinc
2mg
13%

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