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Photo: John Autry; Food Styling: Charlotte Autry; Prop Styling: Leigh Ann Ross Photo by: Photo: John Autry; Food Styling: Charlotte Autry; Prop Styling: Leigh Ann Ross

Grilled King Salmon with Tomato-Peach Salsa

Use a peach that's just ripe so it's juicy but still holds its shape. King (also called chinook) salmon is the best quality and works well in this dish, though sockeye works.

Cooking Light JULY 2011

  • Yield: 4 servings (serving size: 1 fillet and about 1/2 cup salsa)
  • Hands-on:15 Minutes
  • Total:25 Minutes

Ingredients

  • 1 cup chopped peeled peach
  • 3/4 cup quartered cherry tomatoes
  • 1/4 cup thinly vertically sliced red onion
  • 3 tablespoons small fresh mint leaves
  • 3 tablespoons small fresh basil leaves
  • 2 tablespoons fresh lemon juice
  • 1 tablespoon extra-virgin olive oil
  • 1 tablespoon honey
  • 1 jalapeño pepper, thinly sliced (optional)
  • 1 teaspoon kosher salt, divided
  • 4 (6-ounce) wild Alaskan king salmon fillets
  • 1/4 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper
  • Cooking spray

Preparation

1. Preheat grill to high heat.

2. Combine first 8 ingredients in a bowl; add jalapeño, if desired. Sprinkle mixture with 1/4 teaspoon salt; toss gently. Sprinkle fillets evenly with remaining 3/4 teaspoon salt and black pepper. Place the fillets on a grill rack coated with cooking spray, and grill for 10 minutes or until desired degree of doneness, turning after 5 minutes. Serve with salsa.

Nutritional Information

Amount per serving
  • Calories: 325
  • Fat: 21.9g
  • Saturated fat: 3.3g
  • Monounsaturated fat: 10.2g
  • Polyunsaturated fat: 2.8g
  • Protein: 26.7g
  • Carbohydrate: 6.4g
  • Fiber: 1.2g
  • Cholesterol: 78mg
  • Iron: 1.4mg
  • Sodium: 544mg
  • Calcium: 68mg
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