Pan-Grilled Salmon with Pineapple Salsa

salmon-pineapple-salsa Recipe
Rita Maas
Fish is prominent in the Willett plan since it's a lean protein source. Salmon is particularly good because it contains plenty of heart-healthy fats called omega 3s


serves 4 (serving size: 1 fillet and 1/3 cup salsa)

Nutritional Information

Calories 294
Caloriesfromfat 41 %
Fat 13.2 g
Satfat 3.1 g
Monofat 5.7 g
Polyfat 3.2 g
Protein 36.4 g
Carbohydrate 5.6 g
Fiber 0.6 g
Cholesterol 87 mg
Iron 0.8 mg
Sodium 375 mg
Calcium 26 mg


1 cup chopped fresh pineapple
2 tablespoons finely chopped red onion
2 tablespoons chopped cilantro
1 tablespoon rice vinegar
1/8 teaspoon ground red pepper
Cooking spray
4 (6-ounce) salmon fillets (about 1/2-inch thick)
1/2 teaspoon salt


Combine first 5 ingredients (through pepper) in a bowl; set aside.

Heat a nonstick grill pan coated with cooking spray over medium-high heat. Sprinkle fish with salt. Cook fish 4 minutes on each side or until it flakes easily when tested with a fork. Top with salsa.


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April 2002
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