What to CookChocolate

A Stepped-Up Salmon Salad

21 Save

If you like it, save it!

Save and organize all of the stuff you love in one place.

Got it!

If you like something…

Click the heart, it's called favoriting. Favorite the stuff you like.

Got it!

Every week we take a peek inside the lunches of the luckiest kids in Brooklyn. Read on, suppress your jealousy, and get a little brown bag inspiration. 

My kids like tuna salad so I thought it was time to step things up and make salmon salad. I poached the salmon in salted water (but could have just as easily roasted it -- it's up to you) and mixed it with nearly equal parts sliced celery and wedged radishes (salmon is expensive!), capers, dill, mayonnaise, and Dijon mustard. To go with everything, I packed a few slices of rye. My kids love medjool dates, so they went in, too, with some clementines to cut the sweetness of the dates, and some leftover chocolate Easter bunny for fun.

What's your go-to desk lunch? 

Read More: 
Poaching in Olive Oil
How to Make a Silky Aioli
Make Your Own Mustard

Automagic Spring Menu Maker!
Automagic Spring Menu Maker!

Tags: Date, Salmon, Dessert, Lunch, Weeknight Cooking, Amanda & Merrill, Not Sad Desk Lunch, Kids, Everyday Cooking, Amanda's Kids' Lunch