Savory Summer Salmon and Refreshing Relish Recipe

READY IN: 55mins
Recipe by sofie-a-toast

Speaks for itself ;) Perfect for a summer meal - you can also grill the salmon if you prefer.

Top Review by Outta Here

What a great way to fix salmon! The "coolness" of the relish complemented the bit of heat on the salmon perfectly! I grilled my salmon on the BBQ, so it had a bit of smokiness to it also. I think the rub and salsa would also work with halibut, and chicken breasts. Made for ZWT 7.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. For relish:.
  2. Combine the tomatoes, green onions, bell pepper, cucumber, cilantro, orange juice, vinegar and oil and stir. Season to taste with salt, pepper and sugar. Refrigerate until needed.
  3. For salmon:.
  4. In a small bowl, combine the brown sugar, pepper, paprika, chile powder, salt and garlic powder.
  5. Coat the tops (flesh side) of the salmon fillets evenly with the spice mixture. Refrigerate the salmon for at least 30 minutes and up to 4 hours.
  6. Preheat the oven to 450°F Heat a large, ovenproof sauté pan over medium-high heat. Add the canola oil and heat through.
  7. Place the salmon, skin-side down, in the sauté pan. Cook until the skin is crisp, approximately 2 to 3 minutes.
  8. Transfer the pan to the oven and cook until desired, about 5 to 6 minutes for medium, about 6 to 8 minutes for medium well.
  9. Spoon relish over each fillet and serve immediately.

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