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Maple Salmon Salad

Plate of baby spinach, grilled maple salmon, feta, pecans and strawberries
Maple Salmon Salad

It's maple season in Canada and this bright salad makes us smile. The mix of sweet strawberries, salty feta and crunchy pecans are a perfect match for a gorgeous piece of fish. Enjoy this maple salmon salad!

Marinate the salmon!

glug of olive oil, about 2 tablespoons

glug of maple syrup, about 1 tablespoon

squirt of soy sauce , about 1 teaspoon

1 garlic clove, finely chopped

spoonful of grainy dijon mustard, about 1 teaspoon

pinch of ground ginger, salt and pepper, about 1/4 teaspoon each

2 portions salmon

In a shallow baking dish mix everything together. Add the salmon, skin side up to the dish. Let the salmon marinate for 20 minutes to an hour.

Make the salad dressing!

1/3 cup of olive oil

splash of balsamic vinegar, about 2 tablespoons

splash of maple syrup, about 1 tablespoon

1/2 teaspoon of grainy dijon mustard

salt and pepper to taste

To a jam jar add all of the ingredients. Secure the lid tightly and shake until blended.

Make the Salad!

couple large handfuls baby spinach

1/2 cup of strawberries, sliced

1/4 cup of feta, crumbled

1/4 of pecans, chopped

Grill the salmon portions for four minutes per side on med-high heat. Remove skin and allow to cool. To a plate add a big handful of baby spinach, sliced strawberries, feta cheese and pecans. Place a salmon portion on top and drizzle with dressing. Season with salt and pepper to taste. Enjoy!

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