Salmon (or Chicken) with Mango and Lime Salsa

Pick your protein and top it with a quick and easy salsa.

Level: Easy
Serves: 1
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  • 1 6-oz. skinless salmon fillet or boneless, skinless chicken breast half
  • salt
  • pepper
  • 1 tsp. olive oil
For salsa (makes 4 servings):
  • 1 diced mango
  • ¾ c. diced red bell pepper
  • zest and juice of 1 lime
  • 2 tbsp. chopped cilantro
  • 2 thinly sliced scallions
  • 1 tsp. Sriracha (or similar hot sauce)
  • ¼ coarse salt


  1. Season salmon or chicken with salt and pepper to taste.
  2. Heat 1 tsp olive oil over medium-high heat in a nonstick pan. Brown 1 to 2 min per side (4 sides for salmon). Bake on a sheet at 400°F, 8 min for salmon, 18 to 20 min for chicken.
  3. Stir together mango, red bell pepper, lime zest, lime juice, cilantro, scallions, Sriracha (or similar hot sauce), and coarse salt.
  4. Pile a few dollops of salsa on salmon or chicken.

241 cal (salmon only); 222 cal (chicken only); 62 cal, 0 g fat (0 g saturated), 1 g protein, 15 g carb, 13 g sugar, 2 g fiber, 148 mg sodium, 0 mg cholesterol per about cup sauce

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