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Mesquite-Smoked Salmon Fajitas

 

37

Yield

6

servings

Prep

2

hrs

Cook

30

min

Ready

2

hrs

Low in Saturated Fat, Low Cholesterol, Cholesterol-Free, Trans-fat Free, Good source of fiber
 

Ingredients

1 teaspoon kosher salt
coarse
½ teaspoon black pepper
coarse
½ teaspoon sugar
¼ teaspoon cumin
ground
*
4 each salmon fillets
skinned, 4 to 5 ounces each
*
Salsa
1 each limes
1 each mangos
1 cup cantaloupe
diced
*
2 each scallions, spring or green onions
finely chopped
1 tablespoon cilantro
chopped
*
teaspoon black pepper
*
teaspoon salt
*
1 teaspoon rice vinegar
Other ingredients
2 tablespoons vegetable oil
3 cups spanish onions
sliced
1 each poblano peppers
julienned
*
8 each flour tortillas
warmed
*

Directions

  1. In glass bowl, mix seasonings.

Add salmon; coat.

Cover; refrigerate one to three hours.

  1. Meanwhile, make salsa: Into bowl, grate lime zest. Cut away white pith; over bowl, section lime.

Halve sections. Pit, peel and chop mango; add to lime with remaining ingredients; toss.

Cover.

  1. In skillet, heat oil over medium-high heat. Add onion and chile; over medium heat, sauté 20 minutes, until soft.

  2. Grease wire cake rack. Turn on stove vent. Line both bottom and doamed lid of cast-iron skillet with heavy-duty foil; leave 2 inch overhangs.

Cut 3 inch hole in center of foil in skillet bottom.

Heat skillet, covered, 5 minutes over high heat.

Place mesquite chunks on bare spot in skillet.

Place rack on skillet.

Heat 3 minutes, covered, until skillet fills with smoke.

  1. Place salmon on rack; cover with lid. With pot holders, crimp overhanging foil to form a tight seal.

Over medium-high heat, smoke salmon 12 minutes or just until cooked.

Carefully unwrap.

Place on platter; break into chunks.

Serve in tortillas with onion mixture and salsa.

 

* not incl. in nutrient facts

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Nutrition Facts

Serving Size 223g (7.9 oz)
Amount per Serving
Calories 12035% of calories from fat
 % Daily Value *
Total Fat 5g 7%
Saturated Fat 1g 3%
Trans Fat 0g
Cholesterol 0mg 0%
Sodium 457mg 19%
Total Carbohydrate 7g 7%
Dietary Fiber 3g 10%
Sugars g
Protein 3g
Vitamin A 7% Vitamin C 36%
Calcium 5% Iron 4%
* based on a 2,000 calorie diet How is this calculated?

 

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