If you’re looking for a delicious and easy recipe that’s perfect for this time of year, this is it! Not only is salmon high in protein but it’s a good source of omega-3’s, B vitamins, potassium, selenium, antioxidants and so much more. Pair it with a sweet and citrusy mango salsa for extra flavor. This meal is a great option for the whole family. 

 

 

Yield: 4 servings

Ingredients:

  • 4 skinless salmon fillets (3oz)
  • 2 tablespoons extra virgin olive oil
  • Salt and pepper
  • ½ medium red onion
  • 1 jalapeno, seeded and finely chopped
  • 1 large ripe mango, peeled, diced
  • 2 tablespoons cilantro
  • 3 tablespoons lime juice
  • 1 small cucumber, diced
  • 1 cup avocado, diced

Directions:

  1. Preheat the oven to 425 degrees F.  Brush olive oil on salmon fillets and sprinkle salt and pepper.  Place fillets on a baking sheet and bake for ~15 minutes or until salmon just flakes.
  2. While salmon is in the oven, in a medium bowl combine onion, jalapeno, mangoes, cilantro, lime juice, cucumber, and avocado. 
  3. Remove salmon from the oven, place salsa over salmon fillets and serve. 

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