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How to Cook Salmon Tropical: A Healthy Recipe

How to Cook Salmon Tropical A Healthy Recipe

This salmon tropical recipe is so easy to make that once you make it at home you will be making it every day for lunch.

I generally don’t like fish. Why eat fish when there are so many types of meat? This was my philosophy before I tried fish. My first fish-eating experience was decades ago but I can still recall how my taste buds were amused when the first piece of salmon enrtered my mouth.

It was pure heaven and since then I had been cooking and experimenting to find the simple and delicious salmon tropical recipe. Finally, I have struck gold when and so I am sharing with the world my recipe on how to make salmon tropical.

Salmon is the main dish so you can serve it with many sides, I normally serve it with coconut rice or Cuban black beans.

How to Cook Salmon Tropical: Healthy Recipe

Prep Time 20 minutes 

Cook Time 15 minutes

Total Time 35 minutes


A large mango, diced.

¼ finely chopped onion

2 teaspoons of fresh cilantro

Lime juice; half a lime

½ tablespoon of Serrano chili

½ diced red bell pepper

¼ teaspoon of salt

4-6 ounces of salmon with the skin on

Sea salt

Freshly ground pepper



Making of the Salsa:

For the salsa mix the mango, onion, cilantro, lime juice, chili, and bell pepper along with the sea salt. Mix all of the ingredients thoroughly and then set it aside.


For this recipe, we will be using both the stovetop and oven.


Start by preheating the oven to 350 degrees and in the center position place a rack.


Season the salmon with salt and pepper.


Take an oven-safe pan and heat it on high for 2 minutes.


Coat the pan with oil making sure that the bottom of the pan is full of oil.


When the oil is hot enough introduce the salmon to the oil. You want to hear the sizzling noise which ensures the oil is hot enough so that the salmon cooks properly.


Cook for 4-5 minutes or until the skin of the salmon is golden and crispy.


When you have achieved the golden crispy skin you should flip the fish and let it sear for one minute.


Time to transfer the pan to the preheated oven and bake it for 10 minutes. This depends on the thickness of the salmon.

You are now ready to serve, turn off the oven when you are done.

If you have a grill handy then you can follow this cooking method.



Let’s begin by cleaning the grill and then spraying the grill with the oil.


Preheat the grill to about 400 degrees.


Season the salmon to taste with salt and pepper.


Time to put the salmon on the grill. Be careful when placing the fish on the grill.


Cook the fish for 6 minutes on each side.


When both sides are done you can remove the salmon from the grill.

You are now ready to serve the salmon with a spoon of salsa or chimichurri sauce on top of the fish.

Bonus Tips

  • Buy fish fresh, as in getting them the day you are planning to make the dish.
  • Make sure the fish is fresh and does not smell. So when buying if the fish is wrapped make sure to open it and check for the smell.

Nutritional Info:

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Can you bake the salmon?

Yes, you can bake the salmon as I have shown in this article or if you don’t want to use the pan then you can put the salmon on the baking dish and bake it for 15 minutes at 350 degrees.

Can you freeze the salmon dish?

If you want to freeze the leftover dish then you need to make sure the salmon dish has reached room temperature before transferring the dish to a container and putting it in the freezer. You can keep it in the freezer for 3-6 months.

Can you reheat this salmon tropical dish?

When reheating a frozen salmon dish you need to bring the frozen dish to room temperature first and then you can reheat using the microwave or put it in the oven.


To feel like you are in the tropics you should try this Salmon Tropical: Healthy recipe at home. From the first bite of the easy Salmon recipe, you will fall in love. And you will be craving more each day.

So don’t wait anymore make this dish today and put a smile on your family’s face. Best of luck and happy fishing.

If you want to serve this dish with some rice dish then you can check my other articles from blog section.

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