Salmon Nicoise

Salmon Nicoise
  • Serves 4
  • Prep Time: 30 mins
  • Cook Time: 12 mins
  • Nutritional Information: Calories 380 Fat 10g Sodium 1g


  • 1 x barbeque or non-stick frying pan
  • 4 x skinless salmon fillets
  • 8 x hard boiled quail’s eggs or 4 hens’ eggs cut into quarters
  • 110 g cooked fresh green beans or asparagus
  • 8 x plump stoned olives
  • fresh or tinned anchovies
  • 225 g boiled baby potatoes
  • 8 x radishes
  • 4 x red cherry tomatoes halved
  • 4 x yellow cherry tomatoes halved
  • a combination of spinach, watercress and rocket
  • finely chopped fresh parsley
  • vinaigrette dressing
  • olive oil


  1. 1

    Lightly brush the salmon fillets with olive oil and cook on a hot barbeque or in a frying pan for 5 to 6 minutes a side, until cooked through

  2. 2

    Dress the beans and baby potatoes in vinaigrette dressing and chopped parsley

  3. 3

    Place the spinach, watercress and rocket onto a large platter

  4. 4

    Carefully pile the salmon into the centre of the dish and then arrange all the other ingredients around the salmon

  5. 5

    Finally drizzle a little of the vinaigrette over the salmon and sprinkle with a little of the parsley to finish


Salad Nicoise is usually made using tuna fish but this version using salmon produces a wonderful summer salad especially if the salmon has been barbequed, but equally good in winter using a non stick frying pan