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Salmon with Mango and Peach Salsa

Salmon with Mango and Peach Salsa

Packed with the natural sweetness of mango and peaches, the salsa in this dish gets its kick from jalapeño and cumin. It’s the perfect foil for the richness of salmon.

 

 

 

Ingredients

Serves: 4

Serving Size: 3 ounces fish and 2 tablespoons salsa

Prep Time: 15 minutes

Cooking Time: 8 minutes

Cooking spray

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Salsa:

1 cup chopped peeled peaches or 1 (8-ounce) can peaches packed in water, drained and chopped

1 medium mango, chopped

1/4 cup chopped fresh cilantro

3 tablespoons chopped red onion

1 small fresh jalapeño, seeds and ribs discarded, chopped

1 teaspoon grated lime zest

2 tablespoons fresh lime juice

1/4 teaspoon ground cumin

Fish:

1/4 teaspoon salt

1/4 teaspoon pepper (white preferred)

4 salmon fillets with skin (about 5 ounces each), rinsed and patted dry

Directions

  1. Lightly spray the grill rack with cooking spray. Preheat the grill to medium-high. Or lightly spray a grill pan with cooking spray and heat over medium-high heat.
  2. In a medium bowl, stir together the salsa ingredients. Set aside.
  3. Sprinkle the salt and pepper over the fish. using your fingertips, gently press the seasoning so they adhere to the fish.
  4. Grill the fish with skin side up for 4 minutes, or until browned. Using a spatula, turn over the fish. Grill for 3-4 minutes, or until the desired doneness.
  5. Transfer the fish with the skin side down to plates. Spoon the salsa on top of or alongside the fish.

Exchanges/Choices

1 Fruit, 4 Lean Protein

Nutrition Facts

Calories 260
    Calories from Fat 60
Total Fat 9g
    Saturated Fat 2g
    Trans Fat 0g
    Polyunsaturated Fat 3g
    Monounsaturated Fat 3g
Cholesterol 60mg
Sodium 170mg
Potassium 790mg
Total Carbohydrate 13g
    Dietary Fiber 2g
    Sugars 11g
    Added Sugar 0g
Protein 32g
Phosphorus 390mg

This recipe is from Diabetes & Heart-Healthy Recipes published by the American Diabetes Association. ©2019 American Diabetes Association and the American Heart Association. All rights reserved. Available at ShopDiabetes and ShopHeart.