Blackened Salmon with Papaya Mojo
(1 reviews)
Prep time:
10 min
Cook time:
20 min

This is a delicious and simple variation to serve salmon. You will certainly impress your family and friends.

Salmon and Marinade
1 1/2 tsp dried oregano
1 1/2 tsp sweet paprika
1-2 garlic cloves, crushed
3 tbsp extra virgin olive oil
1 lb skinless salmon fillet
1 tbsp vegentagle/corn or sunflower oil
Papaya Mojo
3 tbsp extra virgin olive oil
1/2 small red onion, thinly sliced. Soak the onions in salt water for 10 minutes. Drain and let dry then add to mixture.
1 small papaya, cut into cubes
400g can of black beans, drained, rinsed
1 bunch coriander, leaves roughly chopped, plus extra to serve
Lime zest and juice of 2 limes
  1. Preheat oven to 350F
  2. In a small bowl mix oregano, paprika, garlic and olive oil
  3. Place fish on a board or plate and rub the marinade into the topside of the fish
  4. Place the vegetable oil in a non-stick roasting pan over high heat
  5. Heat for 1-2 minutes until the oil is hot, then add the fish, marinated side down, and cook for 5-6 minutes until the fish is blackened
  6. Remove from stove and transfer to the oven, then bake 10-15 minutes or until cooked, careful not to over cook.
  7. While fish is baking prepare the papaya mojo by placing all the ingredients in a bowl toss
  8. When fish i ready remove from plate and serve onto a platter with blackened side up and top with papaya mojo
  9. Garnish with coriander and lime wedges
  10. Enjoy!
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