Blackened Yellowtail Snapper with Mango Salsa

Blackened Yellowtail Snapper with Mango Salsa

yellowtail snapper

This week for What’s for Dinner? Wednesday I’m sharing a healthy recipe for another fish dish. The catch of the day is a yellowtail snapper and you’ll be blackening it with seasoning and topping it with mango.  When I found this recipe this weekend on MyRecipes, I knew it would become an instant classic in the Fit Armadillo household. Mr. Fit Armadillo loves pepper so much that 90% of our balcony garden is a pepper oasis (except for when our Swiss chard grows up!) and I’m obsessed with mango.  I love it fresh, as an easy snack when it’s dry, or as the key flavor in sorbet, so why not a top the catch of the day?

If you’re an A-Lister, you had all the ingredients for tonight’s dinner sent to your inbox on Sunday night.  If you’re not on the A-List, get on it HERE and grab these ingredients:

Ingredients to serve Blackened Yellowtail Snapper to Four:

2 c cubed ripe mango
1 c fresh cilantro, chopped
1/2 c chopped red onion
1 jalapeño pepper, minced
4 tbsp fresh lime juice
4 – 6 oz skinless yellowtail snapper fillets
cooking spray
4 tbsp jerk seasoning

Putting it all together:

Step One: Salsa time! Make your mango salsa by combining the first 5 ingredients in a bowl. Once it’s made, chill your salsa while you make your fish.

Step Two: Cook up your fish.  Spray your snapper with cooking spray and coat both sides with your seasoning.  Then spray a large skillet with cooking spray and heat it up. Cook your fish for about two minutes on each side or until it is opaque in color.

Step Three: Finishing touches. Get out your salsa and top your fish with your sweet and spicy salsa mix.

How can you not love a recipe that is literally as easy as 1, 2, 3?

What do you think? Would you try this dish? Are you more of a mango or pepper fanatic? Share your thoughts with a comment below: 

Catherine Turley

Hello! I'm the founder of Fit Armadillo® and I'm so glad you're here. If you've been looking for a way to start your healthy lifestyle, but you don’t want to join a gym or spend thousands of dollars on supplements and fad products, you’ve come to the right place. On the blog we share fitness tips and healthy recipes to get you started. For more 1-on-1 help head here to get matched with an awesome certified fitness professional.

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