Chopped Wedge Caesar Salad w/Grilled Jerk Salmon Filets

Recipe By: Chef Lisa A. Heidelberg

Time: 10 mins

Serves: 4 servings


  • 4 (5-6oz) portions of salmon filets
  • Jerk Seasoning (use your favorite store bought or my recipe below)
  • EVOO
  • Romaine lettuce torn or chopped
  • Craisins
  • Cherry tomatoes halved
  • Crumbled bleu cheese
  • Crispy bacon, crumbled
  • Caesar dressing (your favorite store bought)  


  • Heat a cast iron grill pan or plate over medium high heat until very hot  
  • Sprinkle jerk seasoning and evoo on both sides salmon. (you can season ahead of time and let sit in fridge. Seasoning will permeate fish even more).
  • Place filets face down in pan. Cook for about 3 mins on each side, or until done to your liking
  • Place romaine on each plate. Top with crasins, tomatoes, cheese & bacon. Drizzle generously with Caesar dressing. Place a piece a salmon on each plate. Enjoy!

Chef Lisa’s: Jerk Seasoning recipe

  • 1 ½ Tablespoon EACH: Onion Powder, Garlic Powder & Dried Chives
  • 1 Tablespoon EACH: Allspice, Dried Thyme & Turbinado sugar
  • 2 teaspoons EACH: Kosher Salt & Cayenne (or more if you like it spicier)
  • 1 ½ teaspoon Ground Nutmeg
  • ½ teaspoon Red Pepper Flakes
  • 1 teaspoon Ground Black Pepper
  • ½ – ¼ teaspoon EACH: Smoky Paprika, Cumin, Ground Cinnamon & Ginger 

Mix all ingredients together in an airtight container and keep 6 months to a year in cool dark place.