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Salmon with Mango and Avocado Salsa

SalmonThis light and delicious entrée featuring salmon, seasonings and mango avocado salsa is bursting with flavor. With a little prep and a cedar plank found at your local market to place the salmon on, it’s ready to cook on the grill.  Enjoy with a salad or vegetable for a healthy and satisfying meal that’s anything but boring!

Ingredients:

  • Cedar plank (found at local grocery store)
  • 1 pound salmon (preferably wild)
  • 1 Tablespoon olive oil
  • 1 teaspoon California style lemon pepper

Directions:

  1. Soak cedar plan for minimum of 2 hours to prevent plank catching on fire on the grill.
  2. Prreheat gas grill to 375°.Rub salmon with oil and season with lemon pepper.
  3. Place salmon filet on cedar plank and place cedar plank on grill.
  4. Cook salmon for 15-19 minutes. While salmon is cooking, in medium bowl prepare salsa.Combine mango, garlic, cilantro, red onion, salt, jalapeño, avocado and lime juice. Refrigerate until ready to serve.
  5. Top grilled salmon with mango avocado salsa.

Mango Avocado Salsa:

  • ½ cup fresh mango, diced in small chunks
  • 2 cloves garlic, finely chopped
  • 3 Tablespoons cilantro, finely chopped
  • 2 Tablespoons, red onion, chopped
  • ¼ teaspoon Kosher salt
  • ½ jalapeño, deseeded and chopped
  • ½ large avocado, diced in small chunks
  • Juice of 1 lime

Nutritional Information for: 4-ounce salmon with ¼ cup mango avocado salsa:

Calories:  236; Fat: 12 grams; Total Carbs: 6 grams; Fiber: 2 grams; Sodium:  277 milligrams; Protein: 25 grams

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