3-Ingredient Smoked Salmon Salad

3-Ingredient Smoked Salmon Salad

Salmon is one of my favorite foods to eat. I could eat it every day. In fact, when my partner Kevin and I went to Norway, most hotels we went to served smoked salmon for breakfast. And boy did we indulge. Like how can one turn down a free smoked salmon breakfast? I didn’t eat much salmon growing up because it’s very expensive.

Growing up in a family of 15 kids, eating salmon often just wasn’t possible. But when I was a teenager, I went into foster care. My foster parents were in a better financial place than my biological parents were. So salmon was eaten more often. My sister who lived with me would make this delicious salmon salad, and it’s only 3 ingredients! This salad is absolutely delicious on toast.

For the first time in years, I decided to try making this salad myself. Salmon is still something that is not often found in my home. So eating this was a treat. I’m definitely going to try to remember to make this at least a few times a year. Kevin tried it for the first time as well and really enjoyed it. So here’s the recipe:


  • 2 filets of smoked (baked) salmon
  • 1 spring of green onion
  • 1 large spoonful of mayonnaise


  • Chop up the green onion in small pieces
  • Smush (shred) up the salmon
  • Add mayo and mix

And that’s it! You can add some salt, black pepper, and dill if you’d like, but it’s pretty good without it as well.

What is your favorite way to eat salmon?

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