Honey smoked salmon is delicious and nutritious! You can serve it to your whole family and your guests, or give it to loved ones for the holidays. You can buy it at Costco, King Soopers and City Markets, or direct online. Here are a few recipes:
1. CRACKED PEPPER HONEY SMOKED SALMON ASIAN PASTA SALAD
8oz Cracked Pepper Honey Smoked Salmon
8oz Angel Hair Pasta
1C Red, Orange and/or Yellow Bell Peppers, Finely Diced
1C Celery Hearts, finely diced with few leaves
1/2C Green Onions, chopped
1/2C Asian Toasted Sesame Seed Dressing (store bought)
1/4C Rice Vinegar
3T Soy Sauce
Chopped Peanut (Optional)
Cook pasta according to the package directions; drain.
Meanwhile, remove and discard Honey Smoked Salmon skin. Flake salmon into bite size pieces in a medium bowl. Stir in bell pepper, celery and green onions.
Toss pasta with all remaining ingredients in a large bowl. Toss with salmon mixture. Serve at room temp or slightly chilled. Garnish with peanuts.
2. HONEY SMOKED SALMON MANDARIN ORANGE ALMONDINE SALAD
8 ounces Honey Smoked Salmon
12 ounces romaine and iceberg lettuce mix
4 ounces baby spinach
1/2 cup small diced tomatoes (peeled and seeded)
1/2 cup small pieces mandarin oranges
1/2 cup sun-dried cranberries
2 ounces cojack (colby and jack )cheese, coarsely grated
2 ounces toasted almonds (sliced or slivered)
1/2 cup fresh blueberries (optional)
1 cup berry ranch dressing (store bought)
FOR THE DRESSING:
2/3 cup ranch dressing (store bought)
1/3 cup raspberry vinaigrette (store bought)
Mix ranch and raspberry dressings together, blend thoroughly and set aside. Flake Honey Smoked Salmon into 4 equal 2oz. portions and set aside. In a large salad bowl add all lettuce, tomatoes, oranges, cranberries, cheese and almonds. Toss gently with berry ranch and then arrange on serving plates. Top with reserved Honey Smoked Salmon (blueberries) and serve immediately.
Submitted on: 15 Jun 12