Salmon nicoise salad recipe

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  • Yield: 4 Servings
  • Preparation Time: 45 Minutes


  • ¾ cup extra-virgin olive oil
  • ¼ cup rice vinegar
  • ½ tsp pepper
  • ½ tsp dry mustard
  • 1 tsp salt
  • 2 tbsp lemon juice
  • 1 cup water
  • 2 medium Klondike potatoes, diced (½-inch)
  • 1 lb green beans, snipped
  • 4 eggs, hard-boiled
  • 4 salmon fillets
  • 1 bunch diced green onions
  • ½ cup capers
  • 4 tomatoes, chopped
  • 12 black olives, pitted
  • 1 tbsp fresh chopped basil
How to Make It
    To make the Dressing
  1. Combine oil, vinegar, pepper, mustard, salt, and lemon juice. Whisk together and set aside.
  2. Add steam rack to Instant Pot. Pour in 1 cup water. Add the potatoes, green beans, and salmon fillets, placing them on top of the steam rack. Be sure to arrange salmon fillets carefully so they are level.
  3. Secure lid on the Instant Pot and pressure cook on low for 5 minutes. Allow pressure to release naturally.
  4. Remove lid and carefully remove salmon fillets, potatoes, and green beans, and place salmon fillets onto a separate plate. Set aside.
  5. Peel and set the eggs aside.
  6. Combine potatoes, green beans, green onions, capers, tomatoes, olives, and basil in a large bowl.
  7. Drizzle potato mixture with dressing and gently fold everything together. Make sure potatoes are well coated with dressing.
  8. Divide potato mixture between four plates. Place a steamed salmon fillet on top of each plate. Slice each hard-boiled egg in half. Place an egg on each plate.
  9. Serve the salad with your favorite bread.

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