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Chile-Seared Salmon with Sweet Pear Pineapple Salsa Recipe-12735

Photo by: Joseph DeLeo
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Recipe

Chiles love salmon—they add just the right accent to flavor the salmon to its greatest dimension. Fruity salsa, spiked with chiles, adds just the right complement.

Yield: 2 servings
Cooking time: 6 To 10 Minutes

Ingredients

  • 1 tablespoon ground mild red chile
  • 1 teaspoon sugar
  • ½ teaspoon salt, plus more for sprinkling
  • ¾ pound fresh salmon filet, deboned
  • 1 tablespoon vegetable oil (optional)
  • 1 cup Sweet Pear Pineapple Salsa, use about ½ recipe

Directions

In a small bowl, combine the chile, sugar, and salt. Cut the salmon into 2 pieces. Rinse, then pat dry with a paper towel. Rub the chile mixture evenly over the salmon.

Sprinkle salt in a heavy, seasoned skillet (or an unseasoned skillet to which you have added the oil). Place over medium-high heat until hot.

Sauté the salmon for 3 to 5 minutes per side, until crisp and brown on the outside and still moist and bright pink on the inside. Serve on a pool of salsa.

 


© 2006 Jane Butel

Note from Cookstr's Editors

Nutritional information does not include salt for sprinkling, optional vegetable oil, or Sweet Pear Pineapple Salsa. For nutritional information on Sweet Pear Pineapple Salsa, please follow the link above.

 

Nutritional Information

Nutrients per serving (% daily value)

365kcal (18%)
16mg (2%)
7mg (12%)
15mcg RAE (1%)
639mg
47mg
35g
3g
94mg (31%)
5g (26%)
23g (35%)
0g
3g
683mg (28%)
1mg (4%)
 

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