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  • Serves 4
  • 10 mins prep
  • 15 mins cook

Salmon and quinoa salad

Enjoy this deliciously fresh salmon and quinoa salad for lunch or dinner any night of the week.

Ingredients

Salmon and quinoa salad

  • 1 cup (200g) quinoa
  • 3 cups (750ml) water
  • 200 g snow peas, trimmed, sliced thinly lengthways
  • 1 lebanese cucumber (130g), halved lengthways, sliced thinly crossways
  • 1/2 cup small fresh mint leaves
  • 1/2 cup (60ml) lemon juice
  • 2 tbsp olive oil
  • 150 g hot-smoked salmon, skinned, flaked coarsely
  • 1 tbsp thinly sliced lemon rind (see tips)

Steps

Salmon and quinoa salad

  1. Combine quinoa and the water in a large saucepan; bring to the boil. Reduce heat to low; cook, covered, for 15 minutes or until liquid is absorbed and quinoa is tender. Rinse, drain well.
  2. Place snow peas in a heatproof bowl. Cover with boiling water; stand for 2 minutes. Refresh under cold running water; drain well.
  3. Place quinoa and snow peas in a large bowl with cucumber and mint; toss to combine. Season to taste.
  4. Add combined juice and oil; toss to coat. Serve salad topped with salmon and rind.
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