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Honey Lime Salmon with Mango Salsa

It doesn't get any tastier (or easier) than these sweet, buttery honey lime salmon fillets cooked perfectly flaky and tender and topped with sweet and tangy mango salsa with red peppers, onions, and cilantro. 
Course Main Course
Cuisine American
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 15 minutes
Servings 4 servings
Calories 132kcal
Author Tiffany


  • 4 6-ounce salmon fillets
  • 2 teaspoons olive oil
  • salt and pepper
  • 2 tablespoons butter
  • 2 tablespoons honey

mango salsa

  • 2 large mangoes diced
  • 1 red bell pepper diced
  • 1/2 red onion diced
  • handful of cilantro finely chopped
  • juice of 1 lime
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt or to taste


prepare the salsa

  • Combine mangoes, bell peppers, onions, and cilantro.
  • Add lime juice and salt and give it a good stir. Taste, add salt to taste. Set aside.

prepare the salmon

  • Rub salmon all over with olive oil. Season generously with salt and pepper.
  • Melt butter in a large skillet over medium heat.
  • Once butter is just melted, stir in honey.
  • Arrange salmon fillets in the pan in a single layer and not touching if you can help it. Cook for 4-5 minutes.
  • Carefully flip salmon over and cook another 5-8 minutes until opaque throughout and salmon is caramelized on the outside.
  • Top salmon with mango salsa and serve. Enjoy!


Spice it up: add 1-2 diced jalapenos (stems and seeds removed) to the salsa for an added kick!


Calories: 132kcal | Carbohydrates: 28g | Protein: 2g | Fat: 3g | Saturated Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 1mg | Sodium: 157mg | Potassium: 267mg | Fiber: 3g | Sugar: 25g | Vitamin A: 2051IU | Vitamin C: 77mg | Calcium: 23mg | Iron: 1mg