Herb-Grilled Salmon with Mango Salsa

Fresh herbs and spices give this heart-healthy superfood a flavor explosion. This recipes also work well with halibut or tuna.


4 servings (serving size: 5 ounces salmon, 2/3 cup mango salsa, and 1 cup rice)

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Cooking Light

Nutritional 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


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
4 cups hot cooked rice


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

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.


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

May 1997
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