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The Best Salmon Salad

  • Author: Laura
  • Total Time: 10 minutes
  • Yield: 8-10 servings 1x


Delicious and satisfying this is The Best Salmon Salad! Made with fresh cooked salmon and loaded with flavors and textures, its a lunch idea you will never get sick of!



2 pounds salmon cooked, skin removed*

1/2 cup yellow onion, diced

1/2 cup red onion, diced

1/4 cup capers

2 tbsp sweet relish

1 tbsp dijon mustard

1 cup mayonnaise**

2 tsp dry dill weed

1/2 tsp dill seed

1/2 tsp salt

juice of 1 lemon


Add the salmon to a large bowl

Use a fork to flake the salmon into small pieces

Add the yellow and red onions, capers, sweet relish and dijon mustard to the bowl, mix to fully combine

Add the mayo, dill weed, dill seed and salt to the bowl, mix until all the salmon is broken apart and mayo is evenly distributed

Squeeze the lemon juice over the salad, give a final mix

Serve salad cold or at room temperature***



*See post for ideas for cooking the salmon

**May substitute plain, full fat, greek yogurt

***See post for serving ideas

  • Prep Time: 10 minutes
  • Category: salad

Keywords: #salmonsalad, #lunchideas, #salmonrecipes, #lunchrecipes