Salmon with Mango Salsa

Continuing with the "no meat Monday" trend, I made for my husband and I another salmon dish this week. I am trying to keep things exciting with all of the salmon so this time I did a fresh mango salsa on top. Salmon and most fish in general, are so healthy and provide loads of Omega-3's which our bodies need. I just feel better when I can have a delicious fresh fish dish compared to heavy meat and/or poultry. I encourage people to replace dinner with at least one seafood dish a week. Here is what I did.

Salmon topped with fresh mango salsa

  • Fresh salmon, around 3 ounces per person, skin and pin bones removed
  • 1 ripe mango, peeled and diced
  • 1/2 red onion, diced
  • juice of 1 lime
  • 1 tbsp olive oil or avocado oil plus more for drizzling
  • 1/8 tsp ground cumin
  • chopped fresh cilantro
  • salt and pepper

Preheat oven to 375. Prepare baking sheet with parchment paper. Drizzle salmon filets with olive oil or I used avocado oil. Sprinkle with salt. Bake for 12-15 minutes until center is cooked but slightly pink (cook all the way through if you prefer). In the meantime, combine mango, red onion, lime juice, olive oil or avocado oil, salt and pepper, cumin, and cilantro in bowl. Chill in fridge while fish finishes in oven. Top your warm salmon with the salsa and voila! Healthy, tasty, fresh seafood dinner. I put my over a bed of Israeli couscous seasoned with fresh chopped mint. Super simple. Enjoy!

Brandie Wininger

St. Louis, Missouri

Chef Owner of Nosh, LLC in St Louis.  Catering to corporate offices, private events, and private group cooking classes.  We use only the freshest ingredients and everything is made from scratch.  We pride ourselves in thinking outside of the typical lunch or dinner menu.