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Blackened Salmon With Pineapple Mango Salsa

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Blackened Salmon With Pineapple Mango Salsa

Dear Universe,

You’re quite a prankster, eh? First you send me three years of dreams in which I have to go back to high school EVEN THOUGH I have graduated college. Yes, it was quite a clever way to point out I’d missed an important lesson somewhere along life’s way. And following up with a graduation dream finale? Brilliant.

But this? Now I’m a waitress at the Pappadeaux I worked at in college?!?!? Not exactly the career path I had envisioned for my nighttime alter ego. I mean, can’t I fly or breathe underwater or something???

How is the ability to make succulent, flakey fillets of blackened salmon topped with zesty pineapple salsa a SUPERPOWER?  Seriously, if I spend the next three years craving spicy cilantro-lime shrimp, creamy seafood bisque and copycat Whole Foods salmon dip  I hold you responsible. Consider yourself warned.

Love,
Heather

Blackened Salmon With Pineapple Mango Salsa

Ingredients for Blackened Salmon:

  • 3-4 wild salmon fillets, 1/2 pound each
  • 2 ¼ teaspoons paprika
  • 1 ½ teaspoons garlic powder
  • 1 ½ teaspoons onion powder
  • 1 ½ teaspoons ground dried thyme
  • ½ teaspoon ground black pepper
  • ¼  teaspoon cayenne pepper (optional)
  • ½ teaspoon dried basil
  • ½ teaspoon dried oregano
  • salt to taste (add after baking) – where to buy sea salt

How to Bake Salmon Fillets

  1. Heat oven to 350°F
  2. Lightly grease a baking pan with coconut oil
  3. Rub seasoning on salmon and place seasoned side down
  4. Bake for 20 minutes.

Pineapple – Mango Salsa Ingredients:

  • 1 cup ripe mango, peeled and diced
  • 1 ½ cups small fresh pineapple, diced
  • 2 tablespoons minced red onion
  • ½ -1 jalapeño, seeded and diced (optional)
  • 1-2 tablespoons chopped fresh cilantro
  • Juice of 1 lime

 Pineapple – Mango Salsa Instructions:

Mix ingredients in a bowl and serve. This seasoning and salsa also goes great with chicken!

Enjoy!

=  Blackened Salmon With Pineapple Mango Salsa

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11 Responses to Blackened Salmon With Pineapple Mango Salsa

  1. Elizabeth Neblett Schneiderman via FB says:

    and I have a pineapple sitting in my kitchen ready to be devoured….this sounds FANTASTIC!

  2. Elizabeth Neblett Schneiderman – Ahhh perfect! We usually use frozen pineapple but fresh is even better!

  3. Elizabeth Neblett Schneiderman via FB says:

    I shared your recipe link on my page and my husband just responded with Mmmmm…

  4. I hope you love the blackening seasoning as much as we do, Elizabeth Neblett Schneiderman! My version has a little less heat for the kids sake, but it’s pretty yummy! I always make twice the amount called for and keep the rest in a spice jar to sprinkle on a whole roast chicken later :)

  5. Elizabeth Neblett Schneiderman via FB says:

    We like it spicy! :) Yum! I bet that is good…I will have to try that on chicken also…thanks so much….we like new recipes..in the winter…I get in a rut sometimes with cooking :)

  6. Natalie says:

    This was yummy, Thanks!

  7. Renee N. says:

    Made this last night, but without the pineapple mango salsa. WOW. So delicious! My husband and I both loved it. It’s my new favorite salmon recipe. <3

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