Recipe courtesy of David Adams

Mediterranean Salmon Sandwich

  • Level: Easy
  • Total: 20 min
  • Prep: 10 min
  • Cook: 10 min
  • Yield: 4 servings
Share This Recipe

Ingredients

5 tablespoons olive oil

4 (6-ounce) salmon steaks or fillets

Salt and freshly ground pepper

1 cup artichoke hearts marinated in olive oil, chopped

1/2 small red onion, finely chopped

1/3 cup of kalamata olives, pitted and sliced

1 fire roasted red bell pepper, peeled, seeded, and chopped

1/4 cup chopped fresh flat-leaf parsley

Juice of 1 lemon

4 focaccia rolls or 1 large roll with Italian herbs, cut into 4 (4 to 5-inch) squares

Directions

  1. Heat 3 tablespoons olive oil in a nonstick skillet. Season the salmon steaks with salt and pepper. Once the pan is hot, place the salmon steaks in the pan and cook until just cooked through, 3 to 5 minutes per side.
  2. Meanwhile, mix the artichoke hearts, red onion, olives, bell pepper, parsley, lemon juice, and the remaining 2 tablespoons olive oil in a bowl. 
  3. Once the steaks are cooked, remove from heat. Let the salmon steaks cool. Remove the skin and bones, if any and shred the meat using 2 forks. Mix the cooled meat with the artichoke mixture in the bowl. Season it with salt and pepper to taste. 
  4. Cut the focaccia bread in half lengthwise; then warm them up on a griddle. Next, take the filling and spoon it onto the warm focaccia, set the tops in place. Cut the sandwiches diagonally in half, and serve. Delicious!

Cook’s Note

It tastes a lot better if you make the filling ahead of time to let the flavors combine. The bread is very important. It's a lot better to use the kind with Italian herbs.

Fudge Factor

Over-the-Top-Delicious Treats to Satisfy Your Food Obsession

Are you infatuated with ice cream? Do you lust over lobster? Swoon at the sight of chocolate? Here's the best recipe for each food …

The Craziest Chocolate Creations for American Chocolate Week Mar 17, 2013

It’s officially American Chocolate Week. Check out photos of mind-blowing chocolate creations.

Review: Anthony Bourdain and Eric Ripert's Chocolate Bar Nov 16, 2012

Anthony Bourdain and Eric Ripert have teamed up with master chocolatier Christopher Curtin to create the "Good & Evil" chocolate b …

Train Frontman Pat Monahan's Dark Chocolate Obsession Feb 11, 2013

By: Cameron Curtis

Train frontman Pat Monahan, an avid chocolate lover, shared with us his top five reasons for eating dark chocolate.

Sifted: Plan-Ahead Valentine's Day Desserts Feb 6, 2013

By: Lauren Miyashiro

Get our take on the best in food news, recipes and more from around the web, including the best Valentine's Day recipes.

Chocolate Desserts

Indulge in our decadent chocolate desserts, from cookies and cakes to puddings, souffles and truffles.

How to Chop and Melt Chocolate

Lots of recipes call for melted chocolate. Follow these step-by-step instructions to do it properly.