Spicy Salmon with Corn Relish

Wednesday, December 10th 2008, 12:19 pm
By: News 9

4- 4 oz Salmon steaks
4 teaspoons spice mix

Spice Mix

1/2 teaspoon black pepper
1/4 teaspoon salt
1 1/2 teaspoon garlic powder
1 1/2 teaspoon rosemary
1 teaspoon cayenne pepper

Corn Relish

1/4 cup red onion, minced
1 tablespoon olive oil
1 red bell pepper, large, cut into 1/2 inch pieces
1 cup fresh or frozen corn kernels, thawed
2 tablespoon lemon juice
1 tablespoon honey
1/4 teaspoon black pepper
1/4 teaspoon red pepper
1/4 cup fresh parsley, minced

1. Preheat oven to 400 degrees.
2. Sprinkle each salmon steak with 1 teaspoon spice mix.
3. Place steaks on foil lined baking sheet and roast in the oven for 10-12 minutes
4. While salmon is cooking, sauté onions in oil over medium-high heat for 2 minutes.
5. Add peppers and cook 1 minute; add corn and turn heat down to medium; cook 2 minutes.
6. Remove from heat; add juice, honey, black pepper, cayenne pepper and parsley; mix well.
7. Serve with the salmon.

Makes 4 servings

Nutrition Facts per serving:

Calories: 270

Carbohydrates: 18 grams

Protein: 25 grams

Fat: 11 grams

Sodium: 180 mg

Fiber: 2 grams

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*Salmon is an excellent source of omega-3s, a type of fat that is good for our hearts.

* If recipe is too spicy, cut down on the cayenne pepper