Spicy Salmon With Baby Greens

by Dr. Julian Whitaker
Filed Under: Recipes, Main Dishes
Last Reviewed 02/06/2014

Dr. Whitaker’s personal favorite

Serves 4

  • 1 tablespoon xylitol
  • 2 tablespoons chili powder
  • 1 tablespoon onion powder
  • 1 tablespoon garlic powder
  • 1 tablespoon paprika
  • ½ teaspoon salt
  • ¼ teaspoon ground pepper
  • 1 tablespoon extra-virgin olive oil
  • 4 4-ounce wild salmon fillets

Mix xylitol and spices well in a small bowl. Set 1½ tablespoons of this dry mixture aside.

Rub the remainder on both sides of the salmon fillets. Cover and refrigerate for at least 1 hour.

Prepare salad and salad dressing. (See below.)

Preheat broiler or grill until hot. Rub salmon with olive oil and place on broiler or grill. Cook 3 to 5 minutes per side, until just done. Do not overcook. Place on top of salad and drizzle with dressing. (See below.)

  • 2 tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil
  • 1½ tablespoons of salmon spices (reserved)
  • 1 tablespoon balsamic vinegar
  • 2 teaspoons Dijon mustard
  • 1 tablespoon water, if needed
  • 12 cups baby greens

Mix olive oil, spices, vinegar, and mustard together in a small bowl. Add a little water to thin, if necessary. Toss dressing with greens. Divide among 4 plates and top with salmon fillets.

Per serving: calories 280, protein 26 g, carbohydrates 13 g, fiber 4 g, fat 15 g, sodium 428 mg

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