Rio Star Grapefruit and Salmon Salad

TexaSweet Citrus Marketing, Inc.
  • Yield: 4 servings


4-- (6-ounce) salmon fillets, skinned
1/2cup rice vinegar
1/4cup olive oil
1/2tablespoon sugar
1/2teaspoon kosher salt
1-- Texas Rio Star Grapefruit, sectioned with juice reserved
1-- cucumber, peeled and thinly sliced
2cups baby spinach salad mix
2cups cooked white rice


  1. Preheat oven to 375F.
  2. Pan sear salmon until desired degree of doneness. Transfer to a plate; let cool.
  3. Add the vinegar, oil, sugar and salt to reserved grapefruit juice and stir. Pour all but 1 tablespoon of the vinaigrette into a large plastic bag. Add the salmon to the bag and refrigerate for at least 1 hour.
  4. To serve, add the grapefruit segments, cucumber and spinach to the reserved vinaigrette in a bowl and toss.
  5. Drain the salmon.
  6. Divide rice among 4 individual plates and top with grapefruit/spinach/cucumber salad and salmon.