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Chipotle Salmon with Strawberry Mango Salsa Recipe

Chipotle Salmon with Strawberry Mango Salsa Recipe

“I’ve made this recipe several times for family dinners and have always received compliments. Even the kids like this sweet berry salsa with the spicy, savory salmon.” —Naylet LaRochelle, Miami
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 25 min. YIELD:4 servings

Ingredients

  • 2 tablespoons brown sugar
  • 3 garlic cloves, minced
  • 2 teaspoons finely chopped chipotle peppers in adobo sauce
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 4 salmon fillets (6 ounces each)
  • SALSA:
  • 2 cups chopped fresh strawberries
  • 2/3 cup chopped peeled mango
  • 1/3 cup chopped red onion
  • 2 tablespoons lime juice
  • 1 tablespoon minced fresh cilantro
  • 1 tablespoon minced fresh mint
  • 2 teaspoons olive oil

Directions

  • 1. In a small bowl, combine the brown sugar, garlic, chipotle peppers and salt; rub over salmon.
  • 2. Moisten a paper towel with cooking oil; using long-handled tongs, lightly coat the grill rack. Place salmon skin side down on grill rack. Grill salmon, covered, over high heat or broil 3-4 in. from the heat for 5-10 minutes or until the fish flakes easily with a fork.
  • 3. In a small bowl, combine the salsa ingredients; serve with salmon. Yield: 4 servings.

Nutritional Facts

1 salmon fillet with 1/2 cup salsa equals 368 calories, 18 g fat (4 g saturated fat), 85 mg cholesterol, 255 mg sodium, 21 g carbohydrate, 3 g fiber, 30 g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 5 lean meat, 1-1/2 fat, 1/2 starch, 1/2 fruit.

Wine Pairings

Light-Bodied White Wine

Enjoy this recipe with a light-bodied white wine such as Sauvignon Blanc or Pinot Grigio.