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Caribbean Jerk Salmon with Curried Pineapple and Goat Cheese Salad + Fruit Salad.

A fresh and tasty summer meal full of fresh ingredients
Prep Time20 mins
Cook Time10 mins
Total Time30 mins
Course: Salad
Cuisine: American
Keyword: fish salad, Goats cheese salad
Servings: 10 servings
Calories: 215kcal
Author: halfbakedharvest

Ingredients

Caribbean Jerk Salmon

  • 1 pound skin on salmon
  • 1/4 cup ketchup
  • 1/4 cup soy sauce use reduced sodium for less salt
  • 1 tablespoon fresh orange juice
  • 1 tablespoon molasses
  • 3 teaspoons curry powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon chili powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon cayenne
  • 1/4 teaspoon cinnamon
  • 1 teaspoon fresh ginger
  • 1 clove garlic minced or grated
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil

Curried Pineapple and Goat Cheese Salad

  • 1 pineapple cored + chopped
  • 1 cup grape tomatoes halved
  • 1 jalapeno seeded + chopped
  • 1/4 cup cilantro chopped
  • 1 can black beans drained + rinsed
  • 2 limes juiced
  • 1- teaspoon spicy curry powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon chili powder
  • 1/4 -1/2 teaspoon cayenne
  • 4 ounces President Goat Cheese crumbled

Instructions

Caribbean Jerk Salmon with Curried Pineapple and Goat Cheese Salad

  • To make the Curried Pineapple and Goat Cheese Salad combine the chopped pineapple, grape tomatoes, jalapeno, cilantro and black beans in a large bowl. Add the lime juice, curry powder, chili powder, cayenne and a pinch of salt. Give it all a good toss. Now add the goat cheese and toss again, cover and refrigerate until ready to serve.
  • Preheat the grill to medium high heat.
  • In a glass measuring cup or bowl combine the ketchup, soy sauce, orange juice, molasses, curry powder, cayenne pepper, ginger, garlic and olive oil. Whisk to combine.
  • Add the salmon to a medium size bowl or gallon size Ziploc bag and rub with about 1/4 cup of the sauce. Reserve the remaining sauce for later.
  • When the grill is hot, add the salmon, flesh side down. Grill about 3-4 minutes and then flip, baste with a little of the jerk sauce and grill about another two to three minutes. Remove the salmon from the grill, allow to cool a few minutes and then remove the skin from the salmon and cut into four equal pieces.
  • Divide the curried pineapple and goat cheese salad among dinner plates and top each plate with a piece of salmon. Garnish with crumbled goat cheese and fresh cilantro if desired.

Fruit Salad

  • 1. Using a sharp knife cut the watermelon in half. Use a melon baller to scoop out the watermelon or cut sections of the watermelon out and then dice.
  • 2. Add half the watermelon, half the strawberries, half the blackberries, half the blueberries and half the pineapple to a large bowl. Drizzle the juice of 1 lemon over the fruit and then sprinkle with half the mint or basil. Top that with half of the valbreso feta. Now add the remaining, watermelon, strawberries, blackberries, blueberries and pineapple. Drizzle again with the juice of 1 lemon and the remaining mint or basil. Sprinkle with the remaining Valbreso Feta.
  • 3. Carefully scoop the fruit into the empty watermelon bowls. Serve immediately or cover with plastic and place in the fridge for up 6 hours.

Notes

The fruit salad can also be served in a large bowl or divided amongst smaller serving glasses
Nutritional values are based on an individual serving

Nutrition

Serving: 4g | Calories: 215kcal | Carbohydrates: 24g | Protein: 15g | Fat: 7g | Saturated Fat: 2g | Cholesterol: 30mg | Sodium: 599mg | Potassium: 561mg | Fiber: 5g | Sugar: 12g | Vitamin A: 480IU | Vitamin C: 53.2mg | Calcium: 61mg | Iron: 2.2mg