Is there a better pairing than citrus and smoked salmon? I think not. This zingy salad will prove it to you as grapefruit and cilantro dance together over thin strips of smoked salmon.

Serves: 2

Prep Time: 10 min.

Cook Time: 0 min.

Total Time: 10 min.


  • 1 avocado, sliced
  • 2 tablespoons cilantro, finely chopped
  • 2 tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil
  • 2 cups arugula
  • 2 tablespoons sunflower seeds
  • 7 ounces wild-caught smoked salmon
  • 1 pink grapefruit


  1. On a clean cutting board, zest the grapefruit and set aside. Using a sharp knife, remove the peel’s remains and cut the fruit into segments.
  2. Add arugula, cilantro, and oil to a large bowl and gently toss to combine. Arrange the grapefruit segments, avocado, and smoked salmon on top, then finish with sunflower seeds.