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Delicious Salmon with Salsa Recipe

This Salmon with salsa is so delicious! It would make the perfect dish for the summer when the days are hot and steamy and the evenings are warm and beautiful.  Make this dish for your family and friends served al fresco under the stars.  Pair it with some delicious steamed broccoli, asparagus, or your favorite vegetable and a green salad and light dressing to complete the dish.
 
We are not big fish lovers here but this recipe is really good and we all loved it here which says a lot.  You can replace the salmon with your favorite fish. 
 
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Salmon With Salsa | Photo of a white plate with rice, a filet of salmon and salsa | by RosevineCottageGirls.com
 

How Healthy Is Eating Salmon?

3-4 ounces of salmon is only 200 calories and low in saturated fats.  It is a great source of protein and vitamin B-12. It has potassium, iron and vitamin D.

 

What Is The Healthiest Way To Eat Salmon?

According to Healthline.com Studies show that baked salmon retained its vitamin D levels, while fried salmon lost 50% of this important vitamin after cooking.

 

Why Is Salmon So Expensive?

Salmon is a highly sought after fish.  It is a more difficult fish to catch and the most sought after species of salmon is very regulated legislatively to prevent over fishing for that breed. 

 

Can You Eat Salmon Raw?

Yes, you can.  

 

Why Is Atlantic Salmon Bad?

According to the NRDC the Atlantic Salmon is a farmed fish.  With farmed fish there is an increased risk of exposure to chemicals, PCB’s and pollution and also sea lice that can effect other sea life. According to WebMD the PCB can be a carcenogen to humans.

 

Is Salmon Good For Weight Loss?

According to healthline, adding salmon to your diet can help you lose weight. It is full of essential fatty acids and protein.  Eating protein rich foods can make you feel full longer helping you to slim down. 

 

Is Salmon Bad For Your Heart?

No, quite the opposite really. Salmon is full of protein and heart health essential fatty acids (Omega 3) The American Heart Association recommends eating salmon and other heart healthy fish twice a week for part of a heart healthy diet.

Is Salmon Healthier Than Chicken? 

I think they are both important but the addition of the omega -3 fatty acids in salmon make it an important part of the diet.  If you are not sure what Omega 3’s are, check out this article by Dr. Josh Axe. 

 

 
 

 

 

Salmon With Salsa Recipe

 

Ingredients:

For The Fish:
4 Wild Caught Salmon Slices Thawed
Salt, Onion Powder & Garlic Powder
 
For The Salsa:
¼ Cup Chopped Sweet Organic Onions
4 Cloves of Garlic Smashed and Copped
¼ Cup Chopped Black Olives
3 Tablespoons avocado oil or Olive Oil
2 Tablespoons Apple Cider Vinegar
1 Tablespoon Capers
3 Chopped Organic Tomatoes
1 Teaspoon Tabasco Sauce
½ Teaspoon Celtic Sea Salt Finely Ground
2 Teaspoons Fresh Thyme or 1 Teaspoon of Dried
¼ Teaspoon Crushed Red Pepper Flakes
 

Directions For Salmon With Salsa

Heat 2 tablespoons of the oil in a saucepan over low heat, add onion and garlic, and cook stirring frequently for three minutes or until softened. Add remaining ingredients except for the salmon and cook for five minutes and then set aside.

Preheat grill to medium heat, brush both sides of fish with the remaining coconut oil and season with salt and pepper. Cook for 8-10 minutes turning once until cooked through. Plate and spoon sauce over the top. Enjoy!

 

Salmon with Salsa

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Ingredients

  • Ingredients:
  • For The Fish:
  • 4 Wild Caught Salmon Slices Thawed
  • Salt, Onion Powder & Garlic Powder
  •  
  • For The Salsa:
  • ¼ Cup Chopped Sweet Organic Onions
  • 4 Cloves of Garlic Smashed and Copped
  • ¼ Cup Chopped Black Olives
  • 3 Tablespoons Coconut oil or Olive Oil
  • 2 Tablespoons Apple Cider Vinegar
  • 1 Tablespoon Capers
  • 3 Chopped Organic Tomatoes
  • 1 Teaspoon Tabasco Sauce
  • ½ Teaspoon Celtic Sea Salt Finely Ground
  • 2 Teaspoons Fresh Thyme or 1 Teaspoon of Dried
  • ¼ Teaspoon Crushed Red Pepper Flakes

Instructions

Heat 2 tablespoons of the Coconut oil in a saucepan over low heat, add onion and garlic, and cook stirring frequently for three minutes or until softened. Add remaining ingredients except for the salmon and cook for five minutes and then set aside.

Preheat grill to medium heat, brush both sides of fish with the remaining coconut oil and season with salt and pepper. Cook for 8-10 minutes turning once until cooked through. Plate and spoon sauce over the top. Enjoy!

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