Quick Kale Salad with Smoked Salmon

Fuel your day with this Quick Kale Salad with Smoked Salmon, made with Minute®Brown & Wild Rice Cups and power foods including kale and salmon.

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Quick Kale Salad with Smoked Salmon

Cooking time PREP TIME 2 mins
Cooking time COOK TIME 1 min
Servings SERVES 1
Ready in TOTAL TIME 3 mins
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PREP TIME 2 mins
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  • 1 cup Minute® Brown & Wild Rice Cups
  • 2 tbsp mayonnaise
  • 1 tsp Dijon mustard
  • 1 cup kale, stems removed and roughly chopped
  • 2 oz smoked salmon


  • Enjoy lunch, even on the busiest days, with this simple and delicious Quick Kale Salad with Smoked Salmon. Made with Minute® Brown & Wild Rice it’s loaded with power foods to fuel your day!

    Step 1

  • Heat rice according to package directions.

    Step 2

  • Combine mayonnaise and Dijon mustard in a medium bowl.

    Step 3

  • Stir in rice, kale and salmon. Toss to coat.

Perfect Power Salad

Many people skip lunch because they’re just too busy. Yet, your mind and body need fuel and it’s important to take a break to eat and recharge so you can power through your day! We’re here to provide quality products and simple recipes to ensure that even those with the busiest of schedules can fit a nutritious and quality meal into their hectic days. You work hard, and deserve great, hassle-free meals to fuel your body and keep you going.

This Quick Kale Salad with Smoked Salmon, made with Minute® Brown & Wild Rice Cups, is ready in 3 simple steps and mere minutes! It’s the perfect lunch for chaotic days. Loaded with kale, a power food, protein-packed salmon, filling brown and wild rice and tossed in mayo and Dijon mustard, this salad is ideal when time is scarce and you need to refuel to tackle the rest of your day. Ditch the subpar fast food, and forget about skipping lunch altogether, with this and many other quick, easy and delicious recipes from Minute® Rice.

Find more protein-filled meals made with our different rice varieties in our recipe section! We’ve got recipes that include beef, chicken, tofu, quinoa and beans, such as our recipe for Red Beans and Rice.

Dress it Your Way

This simple and flavorful salad can be finished off with many different types of dressings. Try sweet poppy seed, creamy lemon, Italian, balsamic vinaigrette or cilantro lime. Top with a few fresh avocado slices for added flavor and creamy texture.

Looking for another quick but filling salad? Try this Baby Kale, Pineapple and Chicken Salad with Ponzu Vinaigrette made with Minute® Instant Rice & Quinoa.

Other Meal Inspiration

If you’re looking for a dish with some Latin American flavor, learn how to make our Mexican Rice Recipe.

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