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Herb-Grilled Salmon with Mango Salsa

Yield 4 servings (serving size: 5 ounces salmon, 2/3 cup mango salsa, and 1 cup rice)
Fresh herbs and spices give this heart-healthy superfood a flavor explosion. This recipes also work well with halibut or tuna.

Ingredients

  • 4 (6-ounce) salmon fillets (about 1 inch thick)
  • 1/4 cup chopped fresh cilantro
  • 1/4 cup chopped fresh mint
  • 1 teaspoon hot pepper oil (such as Crisco Savory Seasonings)
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon pepper
  • Cooking spray
  • Mango Salsa
  • 4 cups hot cooked rice

Nutrition Information

  • calories 601
  • caloriesfromfat 25 %
  • fat 16.4 g
  • satfat 2.9 g
  • monofat 7.4 g
  • polyfat 3.8 g
  • protein 41.2 g
  • carbohydrate 70.2 g
  • fiber 3 g
  • cholesterol 115 mg
  • iron 3 mg
  • sodium 383 mg
  • calcium 47 mg

How to Make It

  1. Combine first 4 ingredients in a large zip-top plastic bag. Seal; shake gently to coat. Marinate in refrigerator 20 minutes.

  2. Remove salmon from bag. Sprinkle salmon with salt and pepper. Prepare grill or broiler. Place salmon on grill rack or broiler pan coated with cooking spray; cook 5 minutes on each side or until salmon is done. Serve with Mango Salsa and rice.

Cook's Notes

You can substitute 1 teaspoon vegetable oil and 1/8 teaspoon ground red pepper for the hot pepper oil.