Delicious Salmon, Walnut and Avocado Grain Bowls

Kale, grains and toasted walnuts are the base for this healthy bowl. Toss with a chipotle lime vinaigrette and top with salmon, avocado, beans, peppers and coriander.

Ingredients

  • Chipotle Lime Vinaigrette:
  • 60ml extra virgin olive oil
  • 3 tbsp lime juice
  • 3/4 tsp chipotle chilli powder
  • Pinch black pepper

Salmon Bowl

  • 450g salmon fillets
  • 140g kale
  • 500g cooked brown rice
  • 120g walnuts, toasted and coarsely chopped (plus more for garnish)
  • 400g can black beans, drained and rinsed
  • 1 red or green pepper, diced
  • 1 large avocado, peeled, stoned and cubed
  • 2 large onions, sliced
  • 25g fresh coriander leaves, roughly chopped

Method

  1. Whisk together all vinaigrette ingredients in a small bowl. Cover and refrigerate until ready to serve. (May be prepared several days ahead.)
  2. Cook salmon in a well-oiled frying pan over medium-high heat for 3 – 4 minutes on each side until just cooked throughout. Remove from the pan and remove skin. Let them cool, then cut into 1.5cm pieces.
  3. Mix kale and brown rice together in a large bowl and toss with vinaigrette. Place equal amounts on one side of 4 large salad bowls. 
  4. Place equal amounts of walnuts, salmon, black beans, peppers, avocado and onion on the other side of the bowl. 
  5. Garnish with coriander and additional walnuts for garnish.

Recipe from California Walnuts

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