Easy Salmon Caesar Salad

Yield 2 servings



  1. Defrost salmon filets under cool running water, in the refrigerator, or in the microwave (be sure to use the defrost setting).  Pat dry.
  2. In a small bowl combine olive oil, minced garlic,  salt, pepper, and 1 tablespoon fresh lemon juice. Place salmon filets on a baking sheet sprayed with non-stick spray. Spread the oil/garlic/lemon juice mixture on top. 
  3. Bake at 350 until fish flakes and flesh is opaque (15-25 minutes depending on the size and thickness of the fillet. Remove from oven and allow to cool, 10 minutes. 
  4. While fish is baking, wash and chop lettuce.
  5. In a large bowl combine lettuce, 2-3 tablespoons (or to taste) bottled Caesar dressing. Toss well.  Stir in ½ cup grated Parmesan cheese and 1 cup croutons. Toss again and divide among four plates.
  6.  Flake salmon with a fork and place salmon pieces on top of salad.  Garnish with extra Parmesan cheese. Taste and add salt and pepper if needed. 

Recipe by Empty Nest Eats at