Salmon is a great break from grilling the usual dogs and burgers. And salmon is a great choice for heart health, as it provides essential fatty acid omega-3s and is low in calories and saturated fat. Plus, with the sweet zippiness of mango salsa, it’s sure to be a summer sensation.
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- Four 4-oz salmon filets
- Canola oil cooking spray
- 1 large mango, chopped
- 1/2 large red bell pepper, seeded and chopped
- 2 scallions, white parts, and 2 inches of the green, chopped
- 1 teaspoon grated fresh ginger
- 1 garlic clove minced
- 1/8 teaspoon crushed red pepper flakes, or to taste
- 2 teaspoons lime juice
- 3 tablespoons chopped fresh cilantro
- Prepare grill.
- Combine all ingredients for salsa in a small bowl and mix well. Set aside.
- Place the salmon on a grill rack coated with cooking spray, and grill for 5 minutes on each side or until flakes easily when tested with a fork.
- Serve salmon with mango salsa ladled over each piece or on the side.
Nutrition information (per serving)
Makes four servings
Fat: 9 g
Saturated fat: 1.5 g
Sodium: 60 mg
Protein: 20 g
Carbohydrate: 11 g
Sugars: 7 g
Dietary fiber: 1 g
Potassium: 768 mg
— Cleveland Clinic Healthy Heart Lifestyle Guide and Cookbook, ©2007, published by Broadway Books.