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Jerk Salmon with Pineapple Salsa

This Jerk Salmon with Pineapple Salsa combines aromatic spices, nutrient-rich fish fatty acids and a delicious tropical fruit salsa to create an easy and zesty weeknight dinner. This nutritious and bright dish will be your next go-to family meal!
Prep Time20 mins
Cook Time18 mins
Total Time38 mins
Course: Main Course
Cuisine: Caribbean
Servings: 4 servings
Calories: 342kcal


For the Salmon

  • 2 tbsp brown sugar
  • 4 tsp lime juice
  • 2 tsp olive oil
  • 1 tsp honey
  • 1 tsp allspice
  • 1 tsp cumin
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • 1/4 tsp thyme
  • 1/4 tsp cayenne pepper
  • 1/4 tsp paprika
  • 1/4 tsp garlic powder
  • 1/8 tsp cinnamon
  • 4 salmon fillets 6 ounces each

For the Salsa

  • 1 cup Dole Fridge Pack Mixed Fruit (or Pineapple)
  • 1/2 red bell pepper finely chopped
  • 1/4 cup freshly diced tomatoes
  • 1/2 red onion finely diced
  • 1/3 cup chopped cilantro
  • 1 small jalapeno stemmed, seeds removed
  • 2 tbsp fresh lime juice
  • Salt to taste


For the Salmon

  • Preheat oven to 375 degrees.
  • Whisk together brown sugar, honey, allspice, cumin, lime juice, salt, thyme, cayenne, paprika, garlic powder, and cinnamon until well combined.
  • Add salmon to a non-stick foil lined baking sheet greased sprayed with non-stick cooking spray. Spread the jerk sauce on the tops of each of the salmon.
  • Bake for 14-18 minutes or until salmon is done to your preference.

For the Salsa

  • In a medium bowl, combine the pineapple, bell pepper, onion, cilantro, jalapeno and lime juice. Stir well until combined. Season to taste then serve over salmon.


I used the Mixed Fruit variety here to really vary up the textures, but you can also just use the Pineapple Chunks variety if that is your preference.
You can also replace salmon with another fillet fish of your choice.  This marinade works well with other fish varieties.


Calories: 342kcal | Carbohydrates: 21g | Protein: 35g | Fat: 13g | Saturated Fat: 2g | Cholesterol: 94mg | Sodium: 374mg | Potassium: 968mg | Fiber: 2g | Sugar: 16g | Vitamin A: 1036IU | Vitamin C: 31mg | Calcium: 39mg | Iron: 2mg