Grilled Salmon with Blueberry-Pineapple Salsa

Grilled Salmon with Blueberry

This dish screams fresh and is one you really want to get into. Salmon is a quality ingredient that speaks for itself but topping it with a blueberry-pineapple salsa makes the fish even more delectable. The salsa adds a refreshing contrast to the rich flavor and texture of salmon while ensuring that it’s just as appealing to the eyes as it is to the taste buds.

 

Ingredients

Serves 4

  • 1 lb. boneless, skinless salmon fillets
  • 1 small jalapeno, deseeded and finely chopped
  • 1 cup chopped fresh pineapple
  • ½ cup fresh blueberries
  • 2 tablespoons chopped red onion
  • ½ tbsp honey
  • 1 tablespoon chopped fresh cilantro
  • 1 teaspoon chili powder
  • ½ teaspoon cumin
  • Juice of 1 lime
  • Salt
  • Black pepper
  • Vegetable oil

 

Directions

  1. Make the salsa by combining the jalapeno, pineapple, blueberries, red onion, honey, cilantro and lime juice.
  2. Stir, cover with plastic and refrigerate to allow the flavors to meld.
  3. Rinse the salmon fillets, pat dry and run your fingers along each fillet to check for pin bones. If you find any, remove with tweezers and discard.
  4. Generously season both sides of each fillet with salt and black pepper as well as the chili powder and cumin.
  5. Lightly grease a grill or grill pan with vegetable oil. Heat over medium.
  6. Place fillets on the hot grill/grill pan and cook for 4 minutes per side or until fish easily flakes with a fork.
  7. Remove from the grill and plate.
  8. Top with the salsa, serve and enjoy.

 

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