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Sweet & Spicy Salmon Fillets Recipe

Sweet & Spicy Salmon Fillets Recipe

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. YIELD:4 servings


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


  • 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.

Nutritional Facts

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

Reviews for Sweet & Spicy Salmon Fillets

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Reviewed Mar. 4, 2012

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

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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Wine Pairings

Full-Bodied White Wine

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