Dijon-Glazed Salmon With Lentil Salad

  • Difficulty: Basic
  • 30 minutes
  • 2 servings

Lentil is often used in Indian and Arab cuisine and is known for a wide variety of health benefits. You can make soups and stews with lentil, but you can also use it as a main ingredient for a salad. So, mix it with some parsley, onion, and arugula and serve it with your favorite kind of meat. Our recommendation for you is a delicious Dijon-glazed salmon!

Ingredients Needed for Dijon-Glazed Salmon With Lentil Salad

5 ounces of green lentil
2 cups of vegetable stock
1 tablespoon olive oil
7 ounces of salmon fillet or 2 salmon fillets
salt
pepper
2 tablespoons of dijon mustard
1 teaspoon red wine vinegar
1 red onion, thinly sliced
1 ounce arugula
½ lemon
2 tablespoons of parsley, chopped

How to Cook Dijon-Glazed Salmon With Lentil Salad

  1. Pour the vegetable stock in a saucepan and heat it over medium heat.
  2. Bring it to a boil, add the lentils and cook them according to the instructions on the package. It should take around 20-30 minutes.
  3. In the meantime, heat the oil in a skillet over medium heat. Lay the salmon fillets on the skillet skin side down. Season it with salt and pepper.
  4. Cook 6 to 7 minutes. Flip the fillets and cook them for 1-2 more minutes. Set them aside. About 30 seconds before turning off the heat, evenly spread 1/2 tablespoon of Dijon mustard over the salmon.
  5. Add the cooked lentils in a large bowl and pour the red wine vinegar. Add the red onion, arugula, parsley, and squeeze the lemon over the salad.
  6. Add the remaining Dijon mustard and season with salt and pepper. Mix everything.
  7. Serve the salmon with the lentil salad!

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