Ginger-Crusted Salmon with Melon Salsa

Spicy and fresh, this dinner of rich salmon and melon-hot pepper salsa is healthy and anything but bland.

Total Time:
Level: Easy
Serves: 4
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Ingredients

  • 2 c. cubed cantaloupe cut into 1/3-inch pieces
  • 1 c. cubed honeydew cut into 1/3-inch pieces
  • ¼ c. packed fresh cilantro leaves
  • 2 tbsp. finely chopped fresh mint leaves
  • 1 jalapeño chile
  • 2 tbsp. fresh lime juice
  • salt
  • pepper
  • 2 tbsp. grated peeled fresh ginger
  • 2 tsp. curry powder
  • 4 piece skinless salmon fillet
  • 2 tsp. vegetable oil

Directions

  1. In medium bowl, combine cantaloupe, honeydew, cilantro, mint, jalapeño, lime juice, and 1/4 teaspoon salt, stirring until well mixed; set aside.
  2. In small bowl, stir together ginger, curry powder, 1/8 teaspoon salt, and 1/2 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper. Spread mixture evenly all over non-skin side of each fillet.
  3. In 12-inch nonstick skillet, heat oil on medium 1 minute. Add salmon, ginger side down, and cook 10 minutes or until salmon just turns opaque in center, turning over once. Serve salmon with melon salsa.
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From: GoodHousekeeping