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