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Salmon salad on a platter oven a marble background with a beige cloth

Salmon Salad with Watercress & Edamame

This healthy salmon salad recipe is loaded with watercress, edamame and avocado and drizzled with a honey garlic dressing. It's such a fresh and easy meal!
Course Main Course, Salad
Cuisine Asian
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 10 minutes
Total Time 15 minutes
Servings 4 servings
Calories 579kcal


For the Salmon

  • 4 fillets Salmon skin on
  • Salt and Pepper
  • 1 tablespoon Olive Oil

For the Salad

  • 200 g Watercress
  • 50 g Coriander
  • 200 g Edamame cooked
  • ½ Cucumber sliced
  • 1 Avocado sliced
  • Pickled Red Onions to serve

For the Dressing

  • 2 cloves Garlic crushed
  • 1 tablespoon Honey
  • 4 tablespoon Rice Wine Vinegar
  • 2 teaspoon Soy Sauce
  • 1 teaspoon Sesame Oil
  • 3 tablespoon Vegetable Oil


  • Sprinkle the salmon with salt and pepper, heat the olive oil over a high heat in a frying pan and fry the salmon skin side down for 2-3 minutes then flip and cook for another minute.
  • Whisk together all the dressing ingredients and set aside.
  • Toss together the watercress, coriander, edamame, cucumber and avocado. Split between plates (or serve on a large platter) and top with the salmon and some pickled onions. Drizzle with the dressing and serve.


Nutrition information is an estimate and will vary depending on the exact ingredients used.


Calories: 579kcal | Carbohydrates: 22g | Protein: 45g | Fat: 36g | Saturated Fat: 12g | Cholesterol: 94mg | Sodium: 297mg | Potassium: 2069mg | Fiber: 8g | Sugar: 7g | Vitamin A: 2495IU | Vitamin C: 102.1mg | Calcium: 282mg | Iron: 8.3mg