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Thai Lentil Salad with Miso Salmon

This Thai Lentil Salad with Miso Salmon is a healthy and flavorful dish that can be made in under 30 minutes! (gluten-free, dairy-free) via livelytable.com

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This Thai Lentil Salad with Miso Salmon is a flavorful, healthy meal that can be made in under 30 minutes! (gluten-free, dairy-free)

Ingredients

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For the Dressing:

  • 1 tbsp honey
  • 1 tbsp rice vinegar
  • 1 tsp peanut butter
  • 1 tsp soy sauce*
  • 1 tsp miso paste
  • 1 tsp sesame oil
  • 1 clove garlic, minced
  • 1 inch piece of fresh ginger, grated (2-3 tsp)

For the Lentil Salad:

  • 1 cup shredded cabbage
  • 1/2 red bell pepper, diced
  • 1/4 cup shredded pickled carrots (or regular shredded carrots)
  • 2 green onions, chopped
  • 5 basil leaves, cut into ribbons (Thai basil if you can find it)
  • 2 cups cooked lentils

For the Salmon:

  • 1 clove garlic
  • 1 tbsp miso
  • 1 tbsp honey
  • 1 tsp sesame oil
  • 1 tsp soy sauce*
  • 1 tsp grated ginger
  • 4 (3-4 oz) salmon filets
  • Olive oil spray
  • Green onion and/or basil for serving

Instructions

  1. To make the lentil salad, whisk together all dressing ingredients in a large bowl. Add cabbage, bell pepper, carrots, green onion, basil and lentils. Toss to coat.
  2. To prepare salmon, whisk together garlic, miso, honey, sesame oil, soy sauce, and ginger in a small bowl. Spoon mixture onto salmon filets and spread evenly.
  3. Heat a grill pan over medium-high heat. Spray with oil and add salmon, skin side down, to pan. Cook 3-4 minutes, then carefully flip and sear the other side for 1-2 minutes (optional) or until salmon is cooked through. Brush with any remaining sauce.
  4. To serve, divide lentil salad between 4 plates. Top with salmon and sprinkle with additional basil or green onions.

Notes

*Use gluten-free tamari for gluten-free.

Keywords: Thai lentil salad, Miso salmon