Fresh Salmon Citrus Salad

Tart grapefruit? Yes. Creamy avocado? Yes. Wild caught salmon? Yes, yes, yes. This Test Kitchen recipe’s mix of flavors and textures hits the perfect harmony. (And it sounds like “Hello, Healthy.”) See all the ways ALDI can help you eat fresh and save big here. Recipe Courtesy of Chef Alyssa, ALDI Test Kitchen.

Recipe: Fresh Salmon Citrus Salad

Prep Time: 10 minutes

Cook Time: 6 minutes

Total Time: 16 minutes

Serves: 4


½ lime, juiced and zested

4 tablespoons Carlini Pure Olive Oil, divided

½ tablespoon SimplyNature Organic Wildflower Honey

1 teaspoon Stonemill Iodized Salt

1 teaspoon Stonemill Ground Black Pepper

16 ounces Sea Queen Wild Caught Salmon, thawed

5 ounces SimplyNature Organic Spring Mix

2 grapefruits, supremed

2 avocados, sliced

4 green onions, sliced on the bias


  1. In a small bowl, whisk lime juice, lime zest, 2 tablespoons olive oil, honey, ¼ teaspoon salt and ¼ teaspoon pepper until dressing holds together.

  2. In a large sauté pan, heat remaining 2 tablespoons olive oil over medium-high heat.

  3. Season salmon with remaining salt and pepper. Sear for 3 minutes each side.

  4. Meanwhile, rinse and chop lettuce and place on a serving platter.

  5. Layer lettuce with grapefruit and avocado. Place cooked salmon on top and garnish with green onions.

  6. Drizzle dressing over top and serve.

Nutrition information per serving: 430 calories, 30g fat, 5g saturated fat, 65mg cholesterol, 810mg sodium, 16g carbohydrate, 2g fiber, 10g sugars, 26g protein, Vitamin A 60%, Vitamin C 110%, Calcium 8%, Iron 15%