Sweet & Spicy Salmon Fillets Recipe
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Sweet & Spicy Salmon Fillets Recipe

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Tender and moist, this baked salmon has a hit of heat, and mango salsa lends sweetness. Stir leftover salsa into chili, spread over meat loaf or spoon over reduced-fat cream cheese with crackers for an app! —SUSAN BORDERS, GALENA, OHIO
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 25 min.
MAKES:4 servings
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 25 min.
MAKES: 4 servings


  • 4 salmon fillets (6 ounces each)
  • 1/2 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon cayenne pepper
  • 3/4 cup mango salsa

Nutritional Facts

1 fillet: 281 calories, 16g fat (3g saturated fat), 85mg cholesterol, 355mg sodium, 2g carbohydrate (0 sugars, 0 fiber), 29g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 5 lean meat, 2 fat.


  1. Preheat oven to 375°. Place salmon on a 15x10x1-in. baking pan coated with cooking spray. Sprinkle with garlic powder and cayenne. Spoon salsa over top.
  2. Bake 12-15 minutes or until fish flakes easily with a fork. Yield: 4 servings.
Originally published as Sweet & Spicy Salmon Fillets in Healthy Cooking December/January 2012, p93

Full-Bodied White Wine

Enjoy this recipe with a full-bodied white wine such as Chardonnay or Viognier.

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heartstamper50 User ID: 2925447 132334
Reviewed Mar. 4, 2012

"Where's the Mango Salsa recipe????"

danid User ID: 5870512 191348
Reviewed Dec. 21, 2011

"Incredible!! This was so easy to throw together. I go to Trader Joes and they had a cranberry mango salsa and it already had the cayeanne in it so I omitted that ingredient. I think I'm making it again tonight!!"

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