Blackened Salmon with Citrus Salsa

  • Yield: Serves 4
  • Prep Time: 10 minutes
  • Cooking Time: 15 minutes


  • 1 (11-oz.) can mandarin orange sections in light syrup, drained
  • 2 tbsp. finely chopped red onion
  • 2 tbsp. chopped red bell pepper
  • 2 tbsp. chopped fresh cilantro
  • 1/4 tsp. sugar
  • 4 (4- to 5-oz.) salmon fillets
  • 1 1/2 tsp. blackening or seafood seasoning


  1. Preheat oven to 400°F. For the citrus salsa, in a medium bowl combine orange sections, onion, bell pepper, cilantro and sugar. Season with salt and pepper to taste; set aside.
  2. Coat a large nonstick baking sheet with nonstick cooking spray. Place fillets on baking sheet; sprinkle with seasoning. Lightly coat fillets with nonstick cooking spray.
  3. Bake 15 minutes or until fish flakes easily with a fork. Serve with citrus salsa.

Per serving: 179 calories, 7g fat, 2g saturated fat, 43mg cholesterol, 269mg sodium, 11g carbohydrate, 1g fiber, 18g protein

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