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Chef Ray – Miso Kale Salad & Salmon

Fresh, flavoursome and whipped up within minutes.

From: Wrench, Scarlett (Apr 2020)  in: How to Score Your 10 (Without Becoming A Food Fascist) Men’s Health

Makes 4


  • Shallots 2 Tbsp
  • Soy sauce 3 Tbsp
  • White miso 1 Tbsp
  • Rice wine vinegar 2 Tbsp
  • White sugar 1 tsp
  • English Mustard ½ tsp
  • Roasted sesame oil 1½ Tbsp
  • Vegetable oil 1½ Tbsp
  • Cracked black pepper


  • Lemon ½, juiced
  • Kale 170g, shredded, stems removed
  • Baby spinach 60g
  • Flaked almonds 2 Tbsp
  • Toasted pine nuts 1 Tbsp
  • Toasted pumpkin seeds 1 Tbsp
  • Parmesan 1 Tbsp grated

To serve

  • Chilli-glazed salmon
  1. Start by finely slicing the shallots an whisking them together with the rest of the dressing ingredients.
  2. Massage lemon juice into kale to break down the chewy fibres, then add the baby spinach along with the dressing. Toss, together, then add the nuts, seeds and Parmesan.
  3. Serve with salmon.

Although I’m not a qualified chef I do like to pretend I’m on Master Chef. I source the recipes from the stated source (not sauce) and make them taking the photo of the meal I produce for myself.

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