Spicy Salmon with Southern Salsa

Salmon is a great source of Omega-3 fatty acids, which can help to reduce high triglyceride levels. The salsa that's served with the fish is a great way to get an extra serving of fruits and vegetables in your diet too! Add some brown rice tossed with your favorite fresh herbs and dinner is ready.
  • 3 medium peaches, coarsely chopped
  • 1 cup red bell pepper, coarsely chopped
  • 1 cup sweet onion, coarsely chopped
  • 1/4 cup fresh basil, thinly sliced
  • 1/4 cup white wine vinegar
  • 1/2 teaspoon grated orange rind
  • 2 tablespoons fresh lime juice
  • 2 garlic cloves, minced
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground chipotle pepper
  • 4 salmon fillets, 6 oz. each

Combine all ingredients except chipotle pepper and salmon fillets in a medium sized bowl. Stir until well mixed. Set aside for 1 hour.

Sprinkle salmon fillets with ground chipotle pepper. Prepare broiler. Place fish on broiler pan coated with cooking spray and broil for 5 minutes on each side or until fish flakes easily when tested with a fork. Serve immediately with 1 cup of salsa spread over each fillet.

  • Yields: 4 servings
  • Preparation Time: 1 hour and 15 minutes
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