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Grilled Salmon with Cantaloupe Cucumber Salsa

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Grilled Salmon with Cantaloupe Cucumber Salsa

Seafood twice a week for health benefits! Salmon grills up nicely and tastes great on its own. This recipe adds a sweet touch with garlic and honey. Serve it up with refreshing, unique cucumber salsa perfect for dinner on a hot summer day.

Active Time: 45 minutes

Total Time: 1 hour

Amount: 4 servings

Ingredients:

1½ pounds salmon fillets

1/3 cup butter, melted

¼ cup honey, divided

1 tablespoon chopped garlic

2 cups diced cantaloupe

1 cup diced cucumber

¼ cup Culinary Circle® Crumbled Feta Cheese

3 tablespoons minced red onion

2 tablespoons minced fresh jalapeño pepper

1 tablespoon chopped cilantro

1 teaspoon lime zest

- juice of ½ lime

Directions:

1. Place salmon fillets in a shallow dish. In small bowl, combine melted butter, 3 tablespoons honey and garlic; salt and pepper to taste. Whisk until well combined. Pour over salmon; let stand 30 minutes.

2. Meanwhile, in medium bowl, combine remaining ingredients and remaining 1 tablespoon honey; toss to combine. Salt and pepper to taste. Set aside.

3. Prepare grill to medium heat. Remove salmon from dish. Place salmon, skin-side-up, on grill. Grill until golden brown. Carefully turn salmon over and continue grilling until salmon flakes easily with a fork (about 10 minutes per inch of thickness).

4. Serve salmon with cantaloupe cucumber salsa.

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