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This past Tuesday was National Tequila Day and I thought it would be fun to play with some tequila in a healthy savory meal. Most of the time you see tequila lime paired with chicken and shrimp but never fish. Well here goes the pairing with fish.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Tequila Lime Salmon with Mango Salsa

This past Tuesday was National Tequila Day and I thought it would be fun to play with some tequila for a healthy savory meal. Most of the times you see tequila lime paired with chicken and shrimp but never fish. Well here goes the pairing with fish.
Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time10 mins
Total Time20 mins
Course: Main Course
Cuisine: American, Mexican
Servings: 4

Ingredients

  • Salmon:
  • 1 lbs. salmon or what’s local
  • 2 teaspoons Savory NOLA or seasoning salt
  • 2 tablespoons oil
  • Mango Salsa:
  • ½ cup tequila
  • zest of 1 lime
  • juice of 1 lime
  • 1 shallot chopped
  • ¼ teaspoon salt
  • 1 tablespoon unsalted butter cold
  • 2 mangoes diced
  • 1 jalapeño minced
  • ¼ bunch cilantro chopped

Instructions

  • Season salmon evenly with savory nola and sit to the side for 5 minutes.
  • In a small sauce pot add tequila, lime zest, lime juice, shallot and salt. Bring to a boil and reduce heat to a simmer and cook for 2-5 minutes. Reduce the liquid by half. Once reduce add in butter. Sit to the side and allow to cool for 5 minutes.