Salmon With Mango Salsa

A delicious salmon dish with a fruity mango twist.

Salmon With Mango Salsa
Salmon With Mango Salsa

[quicklook-recipe prep_time=”20 min” cook_time=”20 min” serves=”4″ details=”” ]

This salsa is also delicious with other oily fish, such as tuna, swordfish, and mackerel.

[ingredients-list title=”Ingredients” serving_size=””]


  • 4 salmon fillets (5 ounces each)
  • 4 teaspoons mixed peppercorns (black, white, green, and pink)
  • 1 1/2 pounds baby new potatoes, scrubbed and halved if large
  • 5 cups watercress


  • Mango salsa
  • 1 ripe mango
  • 3 green onions, finely chopped
  • 3 tablespoons chopped fresh cilantro
  • 2 tablespoons fresh lime juicev
  • 2 teaspoons olive oil
  • Tabasco sauce to taste


[step-list-wrapper title=”How to make it ” time=”40 minutes”]

[step-item number=”1″ image_url=”” title=”” ]Check the salmon for any tiny bones and remove them. Roughly crush the peppercorns with a mortar and pestle. Press them into the flesh side of the salmon. Set aside.[/step-item]

[step-item number=”2″ image_url=”” title=”” ]Cut the potatoes into a saucepan, cover with water, and bring to a boil. Reduce the heat and simmer until tender, about 10-12 minutes.[/step-item]

[step-item number=”3″ image_url=”” title=”” ]Meanwhile, make the salsa. Peel and seed the mango, dice the flesh, and put into a large bowl. Mix in the green onions, cilantro, lime juice, olive oil, and a dash of Tabasco.[/step-item]

[step-item number=”4″ image_url=”” title=”” ]Heat a ridged grill pan coated with nonstick cooking spray over medium-high heat. Place the salmon fillets in the pan, skin-side down. Cook for 4 minutes. Turn the fish over and cook until the fish is done, about another 4 minutes. Drain the potatoes.[/step-item]

[step-item number=”5″ image_url=”” title=”” ]Arrange the watercress and new potatoes on 4 serving plates. Place the salmon on top and serve with the mango salsa.[/step-item]

[nutrition-info calories=”450″ calories_fat=”” fat=”15 g” sat_fat=”2 g” choles=”96 mg” sodium=”102 mg” carbs=”45 g” sugars=”” protein=”35 g” fiber=”5 g”]



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