Friday, March 4, 2011

Salmon Fillets and Spinach with Strawberry Salsa

I decided to make this with some salmon we had in the freezer, unfortunately it was not as good as if it would have been fresh, but overall this dish combines a bit of sweet and citrus with a wilted spinach to compliment the salmon filet.


  • 4 Salmon Fillets - skins removed
  • 1 tsp Lemon Zest
  • 1 lb strawberries - diced
  • 2 kiwis - peeled and diced
  • 1 cucumber - diced
  • 1 jalapeno, seeded and finely minced
  • 2 T Chopped Fresh Mint Leaves
  • 2 T Lemon Juice
  • 1 lb baby spinach - rinsed, not dried
  • 1 T Lemon Pepper

 Preheat oven to 350.  Place salmon fillets on a baking sheet, sprinkle with lemon zest.  Bake 15-18 minutes

Combine strawberries, kiwi, cucumber, jalapeno, mint, and 1T lemon juice in a bowl and toss until uniform.  Do not cut your finger like I did, there you have been warned!

Heat a large pan with high sides over medium heat.  Add the freshly washed spinach, water should still be dripping from the leaves, cover and cook 5 minutes until wilted.  Add 1 T lemon juice and lemon pepper to taste. 

Place salmon on top of greens, top with salsa.  Serve immediately.



body lift March 6, 2011 at 11:45 PM  

This is great combination. You have great idea. I would like to follow your recipe.

Mark March 7, 2011 at 5:08 AM  

Jeff, this looks pretty delicioso! In the words of my first composition teacher, "Good composers borrow, great composers steal." I am borrowing this one hombre!

Tummy tuck July 7, 2011 at 5:45 AM  

Here I read this recipe and Its really makes me crazy about these two food. And I like this combination, Thanks for sharing this recipe. I got a lot of awesome ideas.

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