Grilled Salmon Orzo Salad

With A Sweet Lemon Vinaigrette!
Difficulty: Easy
Prep Time: 25 minutes
Cooking Time: 15 minutes


4 salmon filet

1/2 box Orzo pasta

2 cups assorted grape tomatoes, sliced

1 shallot, sliced thin

1 cup roasted red pepper, diced

1/2 English cucumber, diced

1/2 cup chopped parsley + garnish

2 cups pea sprouts

2 slices lemon, sliced



Lemon Vinaigrette


3/4 cup olive oil

1/3 cup lemon juice

1 tbsp super fine sugar



Cooking Tools

Indoor grill pan

Large mixing bowl

Small mixing bowl

Medium pot

Cook Orzo pasta according to directions, drain and rinse with cold water. Set pasta aside to drain. Salt and pepper salmon filet.  Preheat grill pan on high and lay salmon on grill pan and sear for a minute, then lower heat to medium high and cook for 3-4 minutes before flipping,  Cook about 3 minutes on the other side and remove from heat.  In a small bowl, whisk together the Lemon Vinaigrette.  In a large mixing bowl, add cooled pasta, tomatoes, shallots, red pepper, cucumber, parsley, pea sprouts, salt and pepper.  Add in Lemon Vinaigrette and toss until well coated.  Salt and pepper to taste if needed.  Place Orzo Salad on a platter, lay grilled salmon on top, garnish with lemon slices and minced parsley.  This salad can be served room temperature or cold.
Serves 4

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