Salmon & Crispy Chickpea Salad

by / ⠀Main dishes Recipes Salads / February 16, 2014

If you have some leftover Citrus Chipotle Chickpeas, now’s the perfect time to make them a meal with this substantial salad. Prep it in 15 minutes, and cook it in 15 minutes for a light but filling dinner.

Serves: 4
Prep time: 15 minutes
Cook time: 14 minutes


For the Salmon:

  • Organic nonstick cooking spray
  • 1 pound salmon fillet
  • 1/2 teaspoon chili powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon cayenne

For the Chipotle-Lime Yogurt Dressing:

  • 2 chipotles in adobo sauce, minced
  • Juice of 2 limes
  • 1/2 cup Greek yogurt
  • 4 teaspoons extra virgin olive oil

For the Salad:


1. Make Salmon: Preheat oven to 400 degrees F. Spray small rimmed baking pan with nonstick spray. Place salmon on prepared pan; sprinkle with chili powder and cayenne. Bake 14 to 16 minutes or until salmon is opaque all the way through and flakes easily with a fork.

2. Meanwhile, make Chipotle-Lime Yogurt Dressing: In small bowl, stir together all ingredients.

3. Assemble salads with spinach, avocado, salmon and Citrus Chipotle Chickpeas. Serve with Chipotle-Lime Yogurt Dressing.

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