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This past Tuesday was National Tequila Day and I was inspired to make my tequila lime salmon with mango salsa recipe. It’s a healthy savory meal. That pairs well with any fish.
Tequila Lime Salmon with Mango Salsa Cooking Tips:
Try using different types of tequila to give this dish a different flavor.
Alphonso mango also known as champagne mangoes are the best mangoes to buy.
Can you make ahead?
Fridge: Salmon: After fish cools off, place in an airtight container in the fridge for 7 days max.
Mango Salsa: Place in an airtight container in the fridge for 3 days max.
Reheating: Salmon: Pop in a 350-degree oven for 10 minutes.
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This recipe works well with chicken, shrimp, crab or lobster.
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Tequila Lime Salmon with Mango Salsa
- 1 lbs. salmon or what’s local
- 2 teaspoons Savory seasoning or seasoning salt
- 2 tablespoons oil
- 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
- 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.
- While the sauce is cooking in a bowl, mix mangoes, jalapeño and cilantro together. Once sauce cools stir in to mix. Heat a non-stick skillet over medium heat add oil and cook salmon for 1-2 minutes on each side depending on how cooked you like the salmon. Serve salmon with mango salsa over top.