BBQ salmon with quick tomato salsa Recipe

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  • Gluten-free

serves:

4

Skill:

easy

Cost:

cheap

Total Time:

00:18

Prep:

00:10

Cooking:

00:08

Nutrition per portion

RDA
Calories 317 kCal 16%
Fat 13g 19%
  -  Saturates 3g 15%

This BBQ salmon with salsa puts a tropical twist on your standard barbecue fare, and is perfect for enjoying in the summer sun. The sweet and slightly spicy salsa pairs perfectly with the oily salmon to create a filling and flavourful dish. Opting for salmon instead of your usual burgers and sausages not only makes a refreshing change but could also be better for your health, as oily fish like salmon are full of brain-boosting Omega-3 fatty acids and are a great source of vitamin D. Although we think this is the perfect combo, you can use this tasty salsa as a dip for other barbecue meat, fish or veggies. It works really well with spicy flavours like peri-peri or jerk marinaded chicken. To keep things light you can have this as a complete supper, but if you’re feeling particularly hungry then feel free to bulk it up. We love a few steamed potatoes on the side, or some spicy rice to make sure we stay feeling full all evening long (which avoids the biscuit-tin-temptation). Why not try this quick and super simple alternative at your next barbecue!

Ingredients

  • 4 salmon fillets
  • 1tbs olive oil
  • For the salsa
  • 300g fresh mango, peeled, stoned and finely chopped
  • 1 red chilli, deseeded and finely chopped
  • 1/2 a red onion, chopped
  • juice of 1 lime

Method

  • Get the barbecue going so it’s fairly hot (or heat a grill to medium/high). Season and oil the salmon then chargrill for for 5-8 minutes, turning once.

  • Mix the salsa ingredients and season. Serve with the salmon.

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