Salmon With Fruit Salsa by Jean Carper


Cook salmon using your favorite method, then serve on a bed of spinach with tropical fruit salsa!

6 servings


  • 1 ½ pounds salmon fillet

  • 1 tablespoon olive oil

Fruit Salsa:

  • 1 cup diced fresh pineapple

  • 2 tablespoons fresh lemon juice

  • 1 medium banana, diced

  • 1 tablespoon apricot jam (or orange marmalade)

  • cup minced red onion

  • ¼ teaspoon hot pepper flakes

  • 2 tablespoons coconut flakes (Optional)

Spinach With Garlic:

  • 2 tablespoons olive oil

  • 4 garlic cloves, chopped

  • 2 pounds fresh spinach, preferably organic, well washed and drained


  1. Remove the skin, then brush on oil and grind on some black pepper. Simply grill, broil, microwave or bake the fish until desired doneness. Combine salsa ingredients. Serve fish with a big dollop of fruit salsa.

  2. Heat oil in a very large skillet. Add garlic; saute. Add spinach in batches. Stir until just wilted.


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Nutrition Facts (per serving)

337 Calories
20g Fat
18g Carbs
25g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 6
Calories 337
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 20g 25%
Saturated Fat 4g 22%
Cholesterol 56mg 19%
Sodium 177mg 8%
Total Carbohydrate 18g 7%
Dietary Fiber 5g 17%
Total Sugars 8g
Protein 25g
Vitamin C 65mg 324%
Calcium 175mg 13%
Iron 5mg 26%
Potassium 1328mg 28%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.

(-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.