Ancho Salmon With Grapefruit Salsa is an easy recipe for salmon fillets seasoned with spices and topped with a fresh grapefruit salsa flavored with jalapeno, lime and cilantro. A refreshing seafood dinner that’s sure to please your taste buds.
Ancho Salmon Recipe
There’s a sweet juicy mouthwatering grapefruit in the produce department these days and it’s going by the name of Sweet Scarlett Texas Red Grapefruit. And they are just the sweetest. I can attest to that because I can’t stop eating these sweet juicy red fruits.
These sweet grapefruits provide:
- 100% of your daily value of Vitamin C
- only 60 calories in just half of a Texas Red
I combined these juicy grapefruits with jalapeno, lime and cilantro for a delightfully fresh salsa. Feel free to use any grapefruit when grapefruit season is upon us. Other citrus fruits will make a tangy salsa too.
Then I seasoned wild salmon with a few spices and sautéed on the stove top until flaky. Topped with that fresh sweet grapefruit salsa bursting with the flavors of jalapeno cilantro and lime adds flavor to every forkful! Now that’s a truly fabulous dinner, y’all!
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Ingredients you will need to make this recipe
- red onion
- lime juice
- olive oil
- kosher salt
- smoked paprika or paprika
- ancho chile powder or chili powder
- garlic powder
- salmon fillets
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Ancho Salmon With Grapefruit Salsa is an easy recipe for yourseafood dinner tonight. Salmon fillets are seasoned with paprika and chilepowder and sautéed. A fresh sweet grapefruit salsa bursting with the flavors ofjalapeno cilantro and lime adds flavor to every forkful!
In bowl combine grapefruit, red onion, jalapeno, cilantro, lime juice, sugar, 1 tsp. olive oil and kosher salt; set aside.
In small bowl combine smoked paprika, ancho chile powder, garlic powder and kosher salt.
Season tops of salmon with spice mixture.
In large non-stick skillet heat 1 Tbs. oil over medium-high heat. Cook salmon, seasoned side down, until lightly browned, about 3 minutes. Turn and cook until opaque and cooked to desired doneness.
Serve salmon with grapefruit salsa.