Feta Salmon Salad Recipe
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Feta Salmon Salad Recipe

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“My son David always ordered the salmon sandwich at a local pub," shares Susan Griffiths of Mt. Pleasant, South Carolina. "In trying to replicate it, he came up with this salad. It's the only recipe he's ever made and our entire family thinks it's great.”
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 25 min.
MAKES:4 servings
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 25 min.
MAKES: 4 servings


  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground ginger
  • 1/4 teaspoon dried parsley flakes
  • 1/4 teaspoon pepper
  • 4 salmon fillets (6 ounces each)
  • 1 package (5 ounces) spring mix salad greens
  • 1 large cucumber, chopped
  • 1 large tomato, chopped
  • 1/2 cup crumbled feta cheese
  • 1/4 cup red wine vinaigrette

Nutritional Facts

1 serving: 416 calories, 25g fat (6g saturated fat), 108mg cholesterol, 636mg sodium, 7g carbohydrate (4g sugars, 2g fiber), 38g protein.


  1. In a small bowl, mix the first five ingredients; sprinkle over salmon. Moisten a paper towel with cooking oil; using long-handled tongs, lightly coat the grill rack.
  2. Place salmon on grill rack, skin side down. Grill, covered, over medium heat or broil 4 in. from heat 10-12 minutes or until fish just begins to flake easily with a fork.
  3. In a large bowl, toss salad greens with cucumber, tomato and cheese; divide among four plates. Top with salmon; drizzle with vinaigrette. Yield: 4 servings.
Originally published as Feta Salmon Salad in Simple & Delicious May/June 2008, p35

Light-Bodied White Wine

Enjoy this recipe with a light-bodied white wine such as Sauvignon Blanc or Pinot Grigio.

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UKPaul User ID: 8130078 113380
Reviewed Nov. 28, 2014

"Great salad, especially washed down with a Sauvignon Blanc. I actually used grated spinach leaves instead of parsley and it worked! Despite being from the UK, I have also visited a pub in Mount Pleasant SC, is it Sticky Fingers your son orders the salmon sandwich in??"

annteach1 User ID: 7122147 173440
Reviewed Apr. 11, 2014

"DELCIOUS! as my husband put it - restaurant quality!"

NQSu User ID: 7417204 100977
Reviewed Sep. 22, 2013

"Looks delicious. I'm gonna have this for tonight dinner!"

Savvy in the Rockies User ID: 5927577 209871
Reviewed Jul. 24, 2013

"Used a bit of chopped minced garlic and grated fresh ginger! The rest were here already! More salmon coming home today, and serving 'encore' dinner tonite with arugula salad! Lemon slices? Lime slices? Yum...a combo of both works for me!!"

scrapo User ID: 2908723 100976
Reviewed Aug. 8, 2012

"Added carrots, red onion and greek olives. Also made basil vinaigrette (TOH) - delicious!"

lizv1 User ID: 4758658 177652
Reviewed Oct. 24, 2010

"Have made this a few times now, usually as a supper meal with pasta and a warm veg. Really enjoy the combination of feta and salmon."

mountainberrybutterfly User ID: 684083 105163
Reviewed May. 8, 2010

"Wonderful! Next time we're going to try it in a wrap."

t-macka User ID: 1174815 158838
Reviewed May. 8, 2010

"I grill salmonthis way using lemon pepper, salt, a tiny bit of onion power and fresh minced garlic. We like it cooked rare so it melts in your mouth! I'll try the ginger next time as well. We usually habe boiled or mashed potatoes and salad...I put spring onions & capsicum in the salad as well."

tkarinas User ID: 4389335 177651
Reviewed May. 7, 2010

"My family loves salmon dishes, but will not make this when my third son is home, as he is deathly allergic to seafood. This recipe is awesome though, and one we'll make many more times, just not when he's here."

Louise.Hooper User ID: 1042332 158831
Reviewed Nov. 27, 2009

"This is a wonderful concept. I added some capsicum (red/orange pepper) to the salad and made the spice mix up with what I had on hand. My father, who's birthday lunch this was prepared for, said it was better than a restaurant!"

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