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Salmon With Cilantro Mango Sauce

Salmon With Cilantro Mango Sauce

Sweet mango pairs perfectly with the slightly spicy salmon. Serve with hot cooked rice for an easy meal.

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10 min
Prep Time
25 min
Total Time



1 medium (1 cup) fresh mango, peeled, coarsely chopped

3/4 cup buttermilk  

1/4 teaspoon salt

2 tablespoons chopped fresh cilantro leaves


3 tablespoons Land O Lakes® Butter

1 teaspoon chili powder

1/2 teaspoon ground cumin

1/4 teaspoon garlic salt

1/8 teaspoon ground red pepper (cayenne)

4 (4-ounce) salmon fillets, skin removed


Hot cooked rice, if desired


 *Substitute 2 teaspoons lemon juice or vinegar and enough milk to equal 3/4 cup. Let stand 5 minutes.

How to make

  1. STEP 1

    Combine all sauce ingredients except cilantro in food processor bowl fitted with metal blade. Pulse until pureed and smooth. Stir in chopped cilantro. Set aside.

  2. STEP 2

    Melt butter in 12-inch nonstick skillet over medium heat until sizzling. Stir in spices. Add salmon; cook 5-6 minutes or until lightly browned. Turn salmon; continue cooking 5-6 minutes or until salmon flakes easily with fork.

  3. STEP 3

    Serve with mango sauce and rice, if desired.

Nutrition (1 serving)

280 Calories
16 Fat (g)
85 Cholesterol (mg)
440 Sodium (mg)
90 Carbohydrates (g)
1 Dietary Fiber
25 Protein (g)
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