GINGER CORIANDER CRUSTED SALMON WITH CANTALOUPE SALSA

 

This protein and salsa combination is rich in vitamin A, omega-3 fatty acids, and spices that are rich in anti-microbial compounds. Gluten-free, nut free, dairy free.
Course Main Course
Prep Time 30 minutes
Servings 4

Ingredients

Cantaloupe Salsa

  • ½ cup cantaloupe, fresh, diced
  • 2 T. cilantro, minced
  • 2 T. red onion, minced
  • 2 T. red bell pepper, minced

Ginger Coriander Marinade

  • 2 T. ginger, fresh, minced/prepared into paste
  • 2 T. coriander seeds, whole
  • ¾ cup olive oil extra virgin
  • ½ tsp. kosher salt

Salmon

  • 4-5 oz, each Scottish or Norwegian salmon filets (skin removed)
  • 1 pinch kosher salt
  • 1 T. olive oil extra virgin

Instructions

  • Prepare salsa by mixing together all salsa ingredients and setting aside (refrigerate).
  • Prepare marinade by adding all marinade ingredients into a small mixing bowl. Set aside.
  • Season salmon filets with a pinch of salt.
  • Generously spread 1 T. of the marinade onto one side of the salmon filet.
  • Preheat a large sauté pan to medium high heat.
  • Once the oil has been heated, place the salmon (marinade side down) into the pan. Sear for 2-3 minutes.
  • Turn onto other side and sear for another 2-3 minutes.
  • Finish cooking the salmon in a preheated 350-degree oven for another 4-8 minutes or until done. Enjoy salmon with 2-4 T. of cantaloupe salsa.

Notes

Serving Size:  5 oz. salmon + 2-4 T. salsa
Nutrition Information:  This protein and salsa combination is rich in vitamin A, omega-3 fatty acids, and spices that are rich in anti-microbial compounds. Gluten-free, nut free, dairy free.