Fresh Salmon Salad with Chickpeas and Tomatoes
Fresh Salmon Salad with Chickpeas and Tomatoes might be just the main course you are searching for. This recipe covers 32% of your daily requirements of vitamins and minerals. This recipe serves 6. One portion of this dish contains around 35g of protein, 26g of fat, and a total of 463 calories. It is a good option if you're following a gluten free, dairy free, and pescatarian diet. A mixture of lemon peel, orange peel, niçoise olives, and a handful of other ingredients are all it takes to make this recipe so tasty. To use up the chickpeas you could follow this main course with the Allergen-free Brownies as a dessert. From preparation to the plate, this recipe takes approximately 45 minutes.
Heat 1 tablespoon oil in each of 2 heavy large skillets.
Sprinkle salmon with salt and pepper.
Add 3 fillets to each skillet and cook until almost cooked through, about 3 minutes per side. Cool slightly.
Heat remaining 4 tablespoons oil in large skillet over medium-high heat.
Add chickpeas and all remaining ingredients except basil. Stir until warm. Season with salt and pepper. Divide chickpea mixture among 6 plates. Tear salmon into 1- to 1 1/2-inch pieces; scatter over chickpeas.
Garnish with basil leaves and serve.
Recommended wine: Chardonnay, Pinot Noir, Sauvignon Blanc
Salmon on the menu? Try pairing with Chardonnay, Pinot Noir, and Sauvignon Blanc. To decide on white or red, you should consider your seasoning and sauces. Chardonnay is a great friend to buttery, creamy dishes, while sauvignon blanc can complement herb or citrus-centric dishes. A light-bodied, low-tannin red such as the pinot noir goes great with broiled or grilled salmon. The Frank Family Vineyards Lewis Vineyard Reserve Chardonnay with a 5 out of 5 star rating seems like a good match. It costs about 62 dollars per bottle.
Frank Family Vineyards Lewis Vineyard Reserve ChardonnayThe wine is straw yellow in color. On the nose expresses slow roasted pears and honeysuckle flowers. On the palate, the wine is bright and full bodied, with loads of Meyer lemon and fresh apricot flavors.