California Smoked Trout Salad with Macadamias

Serves 8 Prep Time 10 minutes   Rated:

I love a recipe challenge and as we are headed to Pemberton for WoW in November, the requirement to feature the Wild Foods of the Southern Forests in our menu was a challenge I was excited about.

Originally this event was planned for much earlier in the year but of course COVID happened and it had to be delayed. Luckily, because we were able to add avocados to the list of must use ingredients from this region of Western Australia. There is also smoked trout and macadamias to be sourced locally for this recipe when we are down there too. YAY.

This salad is loosely based on something I would expect to see on a menu in LA, thus the name. It has the typical avocado and macadamia elements of Cali and then there is loads of Asian style salads available there. That is my story and I am sticking to it. Whatever it is called, it is completely delish and got a big thumbs up from my harshest critics, the family! SO there you go.

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To make the dressing place all ingredients except EVOO into the Thermomix bowl and blend 10 sec/speed 10


Add EVOO and combine 5 sec/speed 5. Set aside until ready to serve salad.


Prepare salad in a very large mixing bowl by combining all ingredients except macadamia nuts. Toss gently with a little of the dressing.


Serve immediately with plenty more dressing drizzled over and garnished with the chopped macadamias.

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