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Salmon and Asparagus Salad

For this recipe you will need:


  • Zest of 2 large limes
  • Juice of 1 lime
  • ½ tablespoon capers
  • 2½ tablespoons Dijon mustard
  • 2 tablespoons chopped fresh tarragon
  • 1 teaspoon sugar
  • salt & pepper to taste
  • 1/3 cup olive oil

To prepare this recipe:

1. In a mixing bowl, add all ingredients except for the olive oil and blend well.

2. Add the Oil to emulsify


    • 1 pound salmon fillet
    • ½ cup white wine
    • 1 pound small new potatoes, quartered
    • 1 pound asparagus, trimmed and cut into 2 inch pieces
    • 1 head green leaf lettuce
    • 2 hard boiled eggs, shelled and cut into quarters

    To prepare this recipe:

    1. In a non-stick skillet over medium high heat, bring the wine to a boil and add the salmon. Reduce to a simmer and cover and simmer for 8-10 minutes until the fish is done.

    2. In a medium size sauce pan, add enough water to cover the potatoes and boil over high heat for 10-15 minutes or until tender. Strain and keep warm.

    3. In the same sauce pan add water and asparagus and steam for 3-4 minutes or until tender. Cool under cold water and set aside.

    4. Remove the leaves from the lettuce, wash and evenly divide onto four plates, piling up.

    5. In a mixing bowl, toss the egg with the asparagus and dressing. Flake the salmon in large chunks. Pour over lettuce and drizzle with remaining dressing.

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