Heart Healthy Recipes: Blackened Fish with Strawberry Kiwi Salsa

strawberry1-600-x-505Heart Healthy Blackened Fish with Strawberry Kiwi Salsa

? 4-4 oz. fillet fish (4 ounces each; flaky white fish like tilapia, flounder or sole, or red fish work well )
? 2 Tbsp. chili powder
? 2 tsp. garlic powder
? 2 tsp. cumin
? 2 tsp. paprika
? 1/2 tsp. salt
Strawberry Kiwi Salsa
? 1 1/2 cup diced strawberries (about ? pound) (you can substitute cantaloupe melon or mango based on what is in season or on sale)
? 1 medium peeled, diced kiwi
? 1/2 medium peeled, diced cucumber
? 2 Tbsp. chopped, fresh cilantro
? 2 tsp. lemon juice
? 1/4 cup thinly sliced red onion, (optional)
? 1/4 medium seeded, minced jalape?o, (optional)
1. In a small bowl, mix dry ingredients (chili powder, garlic powder, cumin, paprika and salt)
2. Generously coat fish with seasoning mixture on one side.
3. Spray frying pan or skillet with cooking spray, heat over high heat. Place fish in pan, seasoning side down and cook for 3 minutes. While cooking generously coat the other side with seasoning mixture. Flip fish and cook for 3 minutes longer.
Strawberry Kiwi Salsa
1. Place all ingredients in a medium bowl and toss. Keep chilled until serving. Serve salsa over fish.

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