Avocado, spinach & smoked salmon salad
Prep 20 mins + cooling time | Cook 5 mins | Serves 4
100g baby spinach leaves
2 ripe avocados, peeled and cut lengthways into wedges
2 Lebanese cucumbers, very thinly sliced lengthways
200g sliced smoked salmon, trimmed
Sweet Soy dressing
1⁄4 cup salt reduced soy sauce
1⁄4 cup mirin
1 tsp sesame oil
2 tbs brown sugar
2 green onions (shallots), trimmed and sliced diagonally
Step 1 To make sweet soy dressing, combine soy sauce, mirin, sesame oil and brown sugar in a small saucepan. Bring to the boil over medium heat, and cook for 1 minute. Remove from heat and stir in green onions. Set aside to cool.
Step 2 Arrange spinach leaves, avocados, cucumbers and smoked salmon on a serving platter or serving plates. Drizzle with sweet soy dressing and serve.
Good for you ... Avocados
Avocados are one of the few fruits that contain fat, but it's in the form of unsaturated fat.
A source of vitamin E, a vitamin that helps protect cells from damage due to free radicals.
A good source of vitamin C and also a source of folate (a B vitamin). Both these vitamins contribute to the normal functioning of the body’s immune system.
Provides the B vitamins niacin (B3) and biotin, which both contribute to normal production of energy in the body.