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Wild Alaska Salmon and Avocado Salad


Wild Alaska Salmon and Avocado Salad

This easy and quick salad is a great way to use leftover cooked salmon. Serve a spoonful atop a green salad with crispbread or large whole-grain crackers.

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  • 1 Pound wild Alaska salmon fillets or steaks, poached, grilled, or broiled, and cooled
  • 1 ripe avocado, pitted, peeled, and cubed
  • 1/2 red onion, sliced thinly
  • 2 Tablespoons capers
  • 2 Tablespoons lemon juice
  • 2 Tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil
  • 2 Tablespoons chopped fresh herbs, such as dill, basil, parsley, tarragon and/or chives
  • Sea salt and ground black pepper, to taste
  • Lemon wedges, for serving


Break the cooked salmon into chunks in a bowl. Gently toss with the remaining ingredients. Refrigerate for at least 30 minutes to allow flavors to blend. Serve with lemon wedges.