Grilled Teriyaki Salmon Caesar Salad

Grilled Teriyaki Salmon Caesar Salad

Grilled Teriyaki Salmon Caesar Salad

A Caesar salad with an Asian twist pairs nicely with grilled teriyaki salmon for a backyard dinner.
Course Main Course
Cuisine Asian
Servings 4 people


  • 2 (9.6-ounce) packages Fresh Express® Twisted Asian Caesar Chopped Salad Kits®
  • 1 cup reduced-sodium soy sauce
  • 1/2 cup packed brown sugar
  • 2 tablespoons rice wine vinegar
  • 2 garlic cloves, minced
  • 2 teaspoons minced fresh ginger
  • 1/2 teaspoon red pepper flakes
  • 3 tablespoons olive oil, divided
  • 2 green onions, chopped
  • 4 (6-ounce) skinless salmon fillets
  • 2 teaspoons corn starch
  • 1 pound asparagus, trimmed
  • 1 teaspoon coarse salt


  • Combine soy sauce, brown sugar, vinegar, garlic, ginger, and red pepper flakes in a medium bowl. Place 1/2 cup of the mixture into a small saucepan. Add 2 tablespoons olive oil and onion to the remaining mixture in the bowl. Transfer to a large resealable plastic bag. Add salmon and toss to coat. Refrigerate for one hour, turning the bag once or twice.
  • Mix 2 teaspoons corn starch with 2 teaspoons water in a small bowl. Add the corn starch to the soy sauce mixture in the saucepan. Cook on medium-high heat for 10 minutes or until the sauce begins to thicken. Remove from heat and set aside.
  • Heat an indoor or outdoor grill to medium-high; oil the grill grate.
    Spread the asparagus on a large plate. Drizzle with remaining olive oil, turning the spears until they are evenly coated. Sprinkle with salt. Place the asparagus on the grill, perpendicular to the grate. Grill for 5 minutes, turning occasionally, or until slightly charred. Remove from grill and set aside.
  • Oil grill grate again. Remove salmon from marinade and discard marinade. Grill salmon for 4 to 6 minutes a side, or until it flakes easily with a fork.

To Make the Twisted Asian Caesar Chopped Salad Kit®:

  • Place the lettuce from the Fresh Express® Twisted Asian Caesar Chopped Salad Kits® into a large bowl; toss with salad dressings and toppings.

To Assemble:

  • Divide the salad and the asparagus evenly among four plates. Top the asparagus with the salmon. Brush the salmon with the reserved teriyaki glaze.
Made with
Twisted Caesar Asian Caesar Chopped Salad Kit

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