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Seared Salmon with Strawberry Salsa

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This quick and easy dish is a refreshing way to enjoy salmon.


  • 1 pound salmon
  • 1/4 cup olive oil (plus 1 tablespoon for cooking)
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 3/4 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon lemon zest
  • 1/2 teaspoon orange zest
  • 1 cup diced strawberries
  • 2 tablespoons small diced red onion
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons olive oil
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons honey
  • 1/4 teaspoons red pepper flakes
  • 1 tablespoon chopped basil
  • Squeeze of fresh lemon juice


  1. In a small baking dish marinate the salmon in 1/4 cup olive oil, salt, garlic powder, lemon zest, and orange zest for at least 30 minutes. Set aside.
  2. While the salmon is marinating, make the salsa. In a bowl, combine the strawberries, red onion, olive oil, honey, red pepper flakes, basil and lemon juice. Stir until the strawberries are well coated. Set aside.
  3. In a large non-stick skillet heat 1 tablespoon of olive oil over medium/high heat. Cook the salmon 4-6 minutes of each side. Serve with strawberry salsa on top!