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Salmon with Mango Salsa


  • 1tbsp paprika

  • 1tbsp cayenne

  • 5 sprigs fresh thyme, washed, leaves removed and chopped

  • 1tbsp freshly chopped oregano leaves

  • 1tsp kosher salt

  • 4 pieces wild salmon fillet, skin-on

  • 1tsp canola oil


  • 1 large ripe mango, peeled, seeded and coarsely chopped

  • 1-2tbsp chopped fresh cilantro

  • 1 small clove garlic, minced

  • 2tbsp fresh lime juice


  1. Combine all the salsa ingredients in a bowl, season to taste with salt and pepper and refrigerate salsa until ready to serve. Makes 1 cup.

  2. In a small bowl, add the paprika, cayenne, thyme and oregano and salt and mix to blend. Put the mixture on a plate or other flat surface and coat the salmon fillets.

  3. Heat a large heavy-bottomed pan or cast iron skillet over medium heat, and generously spray with oil. When very hot add the salmon, flesh side down and cook for 2-3mins. Use a spatula to carefully turn the salmon, then cook an additional 5-6mins.

  4. Arrange the salmon on a platter, top with mango salsa and serve immediately.

Adapted from Skinny Taste

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