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Spiced Salmon with Arugula and Beet Salad

Grilled salmon with a warm and sweet spiced rub garnished with a simple arugula and beets salad
Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time10 mins
Course: Main Course
Cuisine: Seafood
Keyword: Easy Weeknight Dinner, Healthy Recipes
Servings: 4


  • 1 fillet salmon
  • 3 tbsp butter softened
  • 1 tsp garlic minced
  • 1/2 tsp smoked paprika
  • 1/4 tsp cumin
  • 1 tbsp brown sugar
  • 1/4 tsp salt

Arugula & Beet Salad

  • 4 cups arugula
  • 2 cups spiraled beets
  • 1 tbsp feta cheese crumbled
  • 1 tbsp hazelnuts chopped


  • 1 tbsp shallot minced
  • 1 tsp Dijon mustard
  • 4 tbsp apple cider vinegar
  • 2 tbsp olive oil
  • 1 tsp honey
  • salt and pepper to taste


  • Get your grill fired up.
  • Combine softened butter, minced garlic, smoked paprika, cumin, brown sugar and salt and rub over salmon fillet.
  • Place salmon skin side down on grill and cook until just opaque. You will know it is done when you press against the flesh and it just starts to flake.
  • While your salmon is grilling, prepare Arugula & Beet Salad. Serve over salmon.

Arugula & Beet Salad

  • Toss together arugula, spiraled beets, crumbled feta and chopped hazelnuts. Drizzle over 1-2 tbsp dressing.


  • Combine all ingredients and mix well.