Crispy Salmon With Strawberry Basil Salsa (in Less Than 20 Minutes)

This is a great quick and easy salmon dish that takes less than 20 minutes to make. My husband loves the crispiness of the salmon. I love that it's a healthy meal that is easy to make in a short amount of time. This recipe can also be found at


12-16 ounces salmon filet, skin on

2 tablespoons oil


for the salsa:

2 cups strawberries, small diced

¼ cup red onion, small diced

½ cup loosely packed fresh basil leaves, julienned

¼ cup loosely packed fresh mint leaves, julienned

1 tablespoon red wine vinegar

1 tablespoon olive oil

salt to taste

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Step 1: Heat Oil

Heat the coconut oil in a skillet over medium high heat.

Step 2: Season & Cook Salmon

Season the salmon with salt on all sides and cook it skin side down in the pan for 3-4 minutes. Then flip it over and cook for another 3-4 minutes.

Step 3: Make Salsa

In a medium bowl, combine all the ingredients for the salsa. Season with salt to taste.

Step 4: Assemble

Spoon the salsa over the salmon and serve immediately.

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    8 Discussions


    3 years ago

    look tasty


    3 years ago

    I would never have thought to pair strawberries with salmon! Sounds delicious!

    2 replies
    Garden Girl RecipesMaddieJ3

    Reply 3 years ago

    Me neither, but it tastes great. Turns out there are many different fruit and protein combinations that work well together.

    MaddieJ3Garden Girl Recipes

    Reply 3 years ago

    The more adventurous i'm getting with food, the more i'm finding great protein/fruit combos! It adds a whole new dimension!


    3 years ago

    This is very delicious. Thank you for sharing.

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    Garden Girl RecipesFlecks

    Reply 3 years ago

    Hope you get a chance to try it. My husband and I both love this dish.