GINGER CORIANDER CRUSTED SALMON WITH CANTALOUPE SALSA

 

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 Ounces each Scottish or Norwegian salmon filets (skin removed)
  • 1 Pinch Kosher salt
  • 1 T. Olive oil extra virgin

Instructions

  1. Prepare salsa by mixing together all salsa ingredients and setting aside (refrigerate).

  2. Prepare marinade by adding all marinade ingredients into a small mixing bowl.  Set aside.

  3. Season salmon filets with a pinch of salt.

  4. Generously spread 1 T. of the marinade onto one side of the salmon filet.

  5. Preheat a large sauté pan to medium high heat.

  6. Once the oil has been heated, place the salmon (marinade side down) into the pan.  Sear for 2-3 minutes.

  7. Turn onto other side and sear for another 2-3 minutes.

  8. 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.

Recipe 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.