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Grilled Salmon with Pineapple & Piquillo Peppers Salsa - A quick, fresh and extremely flavorful Pineapple & Piquillo Peppers Salsa served alongside grilled Salmon. Get the recipe on diethood.com
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Grilled Salmon with Pineapple & Piquillo Peppers Salsa + GIVEAWAY

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WW Freestyle: 2
Prep Time2 hrs
Cook Time15 mins
Total Time2 hrs 15 mins
A quick, fresh and extremely flavorful Pineapple & Piquillo Peppers Salsa served with an easy salmon recipe you're sure to love!
Course: Dinner
Cuisine: American
Servings: 4
Calories: 316
Author: Katerina

Ingredients

FOR THE PINEAPPLE AND PIQUILLO PEPPERS SALSA

  • 1 cup diced pineapple
  • 2/3 cup diced jarred Cara Mia Piquillo Peppers
  • 1/2 cup diced tomatoes
  • 1/3 cup diced english cucumber
  • 1/3 cup diced red onion
  • 2 tablespoons finely chopped fresh cilantro
  • 1 tablespoon finely chopped mint
  • fresh lime juice of 1 whole lime
  • 1/2 tablespoon STAR Original Pure Olive Oil
  • salt and fresh ground pepper , to taste

FOR THE FISH

  • 4 (5-ounces each) salmon fillets with skin-on
  • 3 to 4 teaspoons STAR Original Pure Olive Oil
  • salt and fresh ground pepper , to taste

Instructions 

FOR THE SALSA

  • Prepare the salsa by combining all ingredients in a medium bowl; toss to combine and chill for at least 2 hours. Taste for seasonings and adjust accordingly.

FOR THE FISH

  • Preheat oven to 450F.
  • Wash fish fillets and pat dry with paper towel.
  • Brush each fillet with olive oil and season with salt and pepper.
  • Set a grill pan or a cast iron pan over medium-high heat.
  • Place the salmon, skin-side up on the pan; cook for 5 minutes, or until lightly browned.
  • Turn the salmon over, skin-side down, and transfer pan to the oven.
  • Continue cooking for 5 to 7 minutes, or until done. Salmon is done when it starts to release the white substance, or fat.
  • Remove from oven and let stand 2 minutes.
  • Transfer to a plate.
  • Spoon previously prepared salsa over fish.
  • Serve immediately.

Notes

If grilling the fish on a grill:
1. Heat a grill to medium-high.
2. Season the salmon as directed in the recipe.
3. Brush the cooking grate with oil.
4. Place the salmon, skin-side-down, on the grill and cover.
5. Cook, undisturbed, until the salmon just starts to release its fat; about 10 to 15 minutes for most 1-inch-thick fillets.
6. Remove the fish from grill and transfer to a plate.
7. Spoon salsa over fish and serve.
 
Nutrition Facts
Grilled Salmon with Pineapple & Piquillo Peppers Salsa + GIVEAWAY
Amount Per Serving
Calories 316 Calories from Fat 117
% Daily Value*
Fat 13g20%
Saturated Fat 2g10%
Cholesterol 93mg31%
Sodium 260mg11%
Potassium 947mg27%
Carbohydrates 12g4%
Fiber 0g0%
Sugar 6g7%
Protein 34g68%
Vitamin A 855IU17%
Vitamin C 62.8mg76%
Calcium 38mg4%
Iron 3mg17%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.
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