Blackened Salmon with Mango Salsa

Blackened Salmon with Mango Salsa
Servings: 4 • Calories: 227 • Fat: 7 g • Carb: 12 g • Protein: 30 g 
 
 
Ingredients:
 
For the mango salsa:
 
1 large ripe mango, peeled, seeded and coarsely chopped
1-2 tbsp chopped fresh cilantro
1 small clove garlic, minced
2 tbsp fresh lime juice 
 
For the salmon:
 
1 tablespoon paprika 
1 tablespoon cayenne 
5 sprigs fresh thyme, washed, leaves removed and chopped 
1 tablespoon freshly chopped oregano leaves  
1 teaspoon kosher salt 
1 lb (4 pieces) wild salmon fillet, skin-on 
cooking spray (calculated with 1 tsp canola oil)
 
Directions:
 
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.
 
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.
 
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 to 3 minutes. Use a spatula to carefully turn the salmon, then cook an additional 5 to 6 minutes.
Arrange the salmon on a platter, top with mango salsa and serve immediately.

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