Jamaican Jerk Salmon with Mango and Pineapple salsa

For the health conscious, this is the perfect go-to recipe.  Do not let the simplicity of this dish fool you, it is super tasty and packed with flavour.  It is without a doubt one of my favourite summer meals with a crisp glass of white.

The recipe appeared in Epicurious.

You’ll need

  • For the Jerk Spice :-
  • 1 tsp x ground all spice
  • 1 tsp x ground cumin
  • ¼ tsp x dried thyme
  • ¼ tsp x cayenne pepper
  • 1/8 tsp x ground cinnamon
  • ½ tsp x salt
  • 4 fillets salmon, skin on
  • 1 Tbs olive oil
  • For the Salsa :-
  • 1 x ripe pineapple, skin and core removed and chopped into bite size pieces
  • 2 x ripe mangoes, peeled, cored and chopped into bite size pieces
  • 1 x medium sized red onion finely chopped
  • 2 x red chilies, deseeded and finely chopped
  • Handful of fresh coriander, roughly chopped
  • 1 x cup black beans, drained and rinsed
  • Salt and pepper to taste

Method

  1. For the salmon and jerk spice. Combine all the spices and rub over both sides of the salmon.
  2. Heat oil in large pan and cook salmon over medium high heat. Roughly 5 minutes each side.
  3. For the salsa. Simply mix all the ingredients together and season to taste.

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