Grilled Salmon Summer Salad by Chef Bryce
Ingredients for salad:
1 cup of cherry or grape tomatoes slice into halves
I medium size cucumber and Italian or summer squash both sliced into halves
I medium size semi hard avocado, peeled and medium diced
1 cup of watermelon or cantaloupe, skin removed and medium diced
2 TBS of seasoned rice-vinegar
1 TBS of olive oil
1 tsp of salt
1 tsp of pepper
½ tsp of garlic powder
2 stalks of fresh green onions sliced ¼ inch
Ingredients for salmon:
4 (6-oz) pieces center-cut salmon fillet (about 1 inch thick) with skin
½ cup of fresh squeezed lemon juice (From one lemon)
1 TBS of canola or vegetable oil
1 tsp of kosher salt
1tsp of fresh black pepper
- Once all fruit and vegetables are prepped, toss into a medium size bowl, add vinegar, oil and seasonings mix real well, refrigerate and allow all the ingredients to marinate together no less than 10 minutes.
- Meanwhile pat dry pat dry the salmon filets and then evenly season both sides with salt, pepper, and oil. Set aside on a plate and cover.
- Prepare grill for cooking over medium-hot charcoal (moderate heat for gas).
- Once the grill is ready add salmon flesh sides down, on lightly oiled grill rack (covered only if using gas grill) for 4 minutes. Turn fillets over and grill (until just cooked through, 4 to 6 minutes more. Squeeze the fresh lemon juice on each side of the salmon right before removing the fish from the grill
Plate the salad and add the salmon right on top. Enjoy!!
For over 20 years, Chef Bryce Fluellen has utilized his culinary skills to make a significant impact in the community.
As Director of Operations for Magic Johnson Enterprises where he was responsible for the company’s growth in under-served , urban areas all across the country to present day as the first Chef hired by American Heart Association to run Kids/Teens Cook with Heart, a healthy cooking program that has impacted over 1,000 children and adults throughout Los Angeles County.
Chef Bryce has been an educator of health in partnerships with recognizable brands such as Nike/Brand Jordan, CBS Entertainment Diversity, Whole Foods Market, American Diabetes Association, LA Food Policy Council, Tessamae’s All Natural Dressings, and AARP.
As a teacher, health advocate, and a culinary expert, Chef Bryce is a respected leader and resource for the city of Los Angeles and across the nation.