Fried Salmon over Cheesy Polenta with Mango Salsa

barbara lentz


This is an easy elegant dinner. The salmon is so moist and the cheesy polenta is heaven. The fruit salsa pairs well with the salmon and rounds out the dish to a total meal.


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2 to 4
15 Min
15 Min
Stove Top



  • 4
    4 oz salmon filets
  • ·
    salt and pepper
  • 3 Tbsp
    canola oil
  • 1 c
    panko bread crumbs

  • 3 c
    chicken stock
  • 1 c
    polenta uncooked
  • ·
    salt and pepper
  • 4 Tbsp
  • 1 c
    parmigiano-regianno grated

  • 1
    mango peeled and cubed
  • 1 c
    pineapple diced
  • 1 small
    jalapeno seeded
  • 1 medium
    tomato diced
  • 1 medium
    red onion diced
  • ·
    juice of 1 lemon
  • ·
    salt to taste

How to Make Fried Salmon over Cheesy Polenta with Mango Salsa


  1. For the salsa. Dice up all ingredients or pulse in a food processor to make salsa. Set aside in refrigerator to let flavors marry
  2. For the salmon
    Sprinkle salmon with salt and pepper.
    Dredge the non skin side in Panko
    Get the pan hot and add the oil.
    Sear the salmon skin side down about 5 minutes until skin lifts from pan. Turn the salmon over and sear the other side about 5 minutes. Turn salmon over again and place in 250 oven to keep warm.
  3. For the Polenta
    Bring the chicken stock to a boil. Add the polenta and cook until thickened about 5 minutes. Stir in the butter and cheese and cook until cheese melts.
  4. To plate
    Add the polenta to serving plate.
    Top with a piece of salmon
    Spoon salsa on top

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About Fried Salmon over Cheesy Polenta with Mango Salsa

Course/Dish: Fish
Main Ingredient: Fish
Regional Style: American

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