Broiled Salmon Niçoise Salad



15 min


25 min



Broiled Salmon Niçoise Salad

Photo, Carmen Cheung. Food styling, Ashley Denton. Prop styling, Madeleine Johari.

A rainbow of fresh vegetables makes this broiled salmon salad a hearty and healthy meal.


  • 454 g green beans , trimmed
  • 300 g baby potatoes
  • 4 salmon fillets
  • 2 tbsp Dijon mustard , divided
  • 3 tsp honey , divided
  • 2 tsp lemon zest
  • 1/2 tsp salt , divided
  • 3 tbsp olive oil
  • 1 tbsp lemon juice
  • 1 shallot , finely chopped
  • 2 tbsp coarsely chopped tarragon
  • 250 g radishes , quartered
  • 2 tbsp niçoise olives , pitted and halved
  • 4 soft-boiled eggs , halved (optional)
  • 1 pint cherry tomatoes , halved (optional)


1. Bring a pot of salted water to a boil. Add green beans. Cook until tender-crisp, 3 to 4 min. Scoop out with a slotted spoon and place in a bowl of ice water. Add potatoes to boiling water and cook until fork-tender, about 12 min. Drain and run under cold water. Pat dry beans and potatoes. Cut potatoes in half.

2. Position rack in top third of oven, then preheat broiler. Line a baking sheet with foil. Arrange fish on prepared sheet. Stir 1 tbsp Dijon with 1 tsp honey, lemon zest and 1/4 tsp salt in a small bowl. Spread mustard mixture over fish. Broil until a small paring knife inserted into thickest part of fish comes out warm, 5 to 8 min.

3. Whisk oil, lemon juice, shallot and remaining 1 tbsp Dijon, 2 tsp honey and 1/4 tsp salt in a medium bowl. Whisk in tarragon.

4. Toss green beans in a large bowl with half of the dressing. Arrange on a platter. Add potatoes to same bowl and toss with 2 tbsp dressing. Arrange beside beans. Toss radishes with 1 tbsp dressing and add to platter. Scatter olives over veggies and drizzle with remaining dressing. Then, top with fish, soft-boiled eggs and cherry tomatoes.

Nutrition (per serving)

  • Calories
  • 504,
  • Protein
  • 35 g,
  • Carbohydrates
  • 27 g,
  • Fat
  • 29 g,
  • Fibre
  • 5 g,
  • Sodium
  • 922 mg.
  • Excellent source of
  • Vitamin A

Kitchen tip:
Niçoise salad traditionally includes hard-boiled eggs, but soft-boiled ones make it even tastier.