Seafood

Warm Quinoa Salad with Spinach andĀ Salmon

January 16, 2021
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Author Notes

Looking to use some leftover salmon and quinoa, I put this together with an asian inspired dressing. It's now a family favorite. —lkthebaker

  • Prep time 20 hours
  • Cook time 30 minutes
  • Serves 4
Ingredients
  • 1 cup Red Quinoa
  • 1 teaspoon Kosher Salt
  • 8 ounces Cooked Salmon
  • 1 handful Spinach
  • 4 tablespoons Olive oil
  • 1.5 tablespoons Soy sauce
  • 1.5 tablespoons Unseasoned rice wine vinegar
  • 1 tablespoon Sugar
In This Recipe
Directions
  1. Cook the quinoa per package instructions, including 1 tsp of salt. Fluff, transfer to a bowl and allow to cool 10 minutes.
  2. Combine the soy sauce, sugar and rice wine vinegar together in a glass measuring cup. In a slow, steady stream, whisk in the olive oil until the dressing is emulsified.
  3. Flake the salmon into the quinoa, add the spinach. toss with dressing and serve. Salad can be refrigerated and served cold if preferred.

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