Salmon Steak Sandwich

Salmon steaks are a great substitute for burgers. Enjoy this meal to nourish yourself and your sports performance.


  • 1 pound salmon steaks (4 pieces)

  • 4 whole wheat rolls (or any of your favorite bread); cut carbs? Make it an open face sandwich and use 4 slices of whole wheat bread.

  • 2 cups of arugula

  • 1/2 a cucumber, cut in half lengthwise and thinly sliced

  • 3/4 cup red onion, thinly sliced (optional)

  • Juice from half of a lemon

  • 1/2 teaspoon coarse salt


  • Season the salmon steaks with salt and pepper

  • Place steaks skin-side down in a heavy sauté pan over medium-high heat

  • Cook for about 5 minutes, then gently flip and cook for another 4–5 minutes. The salmon should have good golden brown color on the outside and be cooked to medium.

  • While the salmon is cooking, slice your rolls and warm them under the broiler.

  • Combine arugula, cucumbers, and onion in a bowl.

  • Dress with the lemon juice and salt.

Mustard Dressing

  • 1/2 cup nonfat Greek Yogurt

  • 2 tablespoons mustard

  • 1 tablespoon capers (optional)

  • Juice from half of a lemon

  • 1 teaspoon red pepper flakes

  • Salt and pepper


  • In a small bowl, whisk the ingredients together until smooth.

  • Then add salt and pepper to taste.

  • Spread the dressing on the bread and assemble the sandwiches with the salmon steaks and arugula salad.

  • Serve immediately. (Note: Serves 4)

Nutrition facts include 1 slice of bread

Nutrition facts include 1 slice of bread