Summertime Jerk Salmon with Fresh Pineapple Salsa

A piece of fresh fish off the grill always makes me think of summertime. When it’s hot outside, I think we all crave light and fresh foods, colorful foods, and bright and crisp produce. I always love eating grilled fish in the summer, and a refreshing fruit salsa is a wonderful way to finish it off.



This fresh pineapple salsa is great over fish, or with shrimp, or simply enjoyed with some Siete Lime chips. It’s simple to bring together, and is a great recipe to have on hand for your summertime dinner parties.



Our Jerk Seasoning has warmth, but with a hint of sweetness from the cinnamon in the recipe, so it’s great paired with fruit salsas. We also love using our Jerk Seasoning on fish when enjoying mango salsa as well! It’s great on salmon, we love it on shrimp, as well as mahi-mahi.



We served this dish over cauliflower rice, but if you tolerate regular rice, then it would be wonderful over a plate of white rice as well!






Jerk Salmon with Fresh Pineapple Salsa

If you're looking for a summery dish that's light, fresh and flavorful, look no further! With warm notes from the Jerk Seasoning, and sweetness from the pineapple salsa, this recipe is balanced and delicious! Try it for your next barbecue!

Serves: 4

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Note, these instructions are written assuming the standard serving size, since you have modified the number of servings, these steps may need to be modified for best results
  1. Dice the pepper, onion, and pineapple, and add to a mixing bowl.
  2. Add the minced ginger, chopped cilantro, and stir to combine with the pepper, onion, and pineapple.
  3. Carefully stir in the diced avocado, and drizzle in the olive oil and lemon juice.
  4. Add the salt, and red pepper flakes, and stir to evenly combine all ingredients.
  5. Leave at room temperature if cooking the salmon immediately, otherwise refrigerate until use.
  6. Preheat your grill to medium heat.
  7. Place the salmon into a baking dish, and drizzle with olive oil and lemon juice.
  8. Season the salmon with the 2 teaspoons of Jerk Seasoning, and brush the salmon to be sure the oil, lemon juice, and spices are evenly coating the salmon.
  9. Grill the salmon over medium heat for 12-15 minutes.
  10. Serve the salmon over cauliflower rice, and top with the fresh pineapple salsa.


We always recommend using some sort of fish plate for grilling salmon.

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    1. Marcialawson
      August 13, 2018

      How would I adapt this for tilapia or sole or other mild white fish? Or for chicken?

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