Sweet and Spicy Salmon with Grapefruit Salsa


Moist salmon with a sweet but savoury rub that is perfectly complemented by the fresh, tart grapefruit salsa.

-- Serves
SKILL LEVEL 4 servings
Sweet and Spicy Rub
1-1/2 teaspoons paprika
1 teaspoon onion powder
1 teaspoon garlic powder
1/4 teaspoon salt
1/2 teaspoon leaf oregano
1/4 teaspoon leaf thyme
1/4 teaspoon black fine grind pepper
1/8 teaspoon cayenne pepper
1-1/2 teaspoons brown sugar
1 pound (500g) salmon fillet
2 teaspoons Mazola® Corn, Canola OR Vegetable Oil
Grapefruit Salsa
2 cups (19.5 ounce jar ) grapefruit sections OR 3 fresh grapefruits, peeled and sectioned
1/3 cup chopped green onion
1/4 cup chopped red bell pepper
1/4 cup chopped fresh cilantro
1 jalapeno pepper, diced

Preheat oven to 375ºF. 

Combine paprika, onion and garlic powder, salt, oregano, thyme, black pepper, cayenne pepper and brown sugar in a small bowl.

Cut salmon into 4 portions and brush with oil.  Distribute the rub over the salmon generously coating  all surfaces. Place salmon on a shallow baking pan with sides.

Bake for 15 to 20 minutes, until fish flakes easily.

Coarsely chop grapefruit into bite size pieces.  Combine all salsa ingredients and serve with salmon.  Grapefruit salsa can be made ahead and refrigerated until ready to serve.

Total Time
Cook Time 12 to 15 minutes
Nutrition Facts
Valeur nutritive

Per Serving / Par portion
1/4th recipe
Calories  220
Fat / Lipides  7 g
Saturated / saturés  2 g
Carbohydrate / Glucides  16 g
Fibre / Fibres  2 g
Sugars / Sucres  3 g
Cholesterol / Cholestérol  55 mg
Protein / Protéins  24 mg
Sodium  210 mg
Potassium   mg
Calcium   mg
Iron / Fer   mg

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