Baked Salmon with Hibiscus Salsa

Yield 2 Serves

Tenderly baked salmon is topped with the warm hibiscus salsa and plenty of fresh cilantro.


For Hibiscus:

1/2 cup hibiscus flowers

1 cup water

For Salmon:

2 pieces of salmon

2 tablespoons Land O Lakes® Butter in Half Sticks, melted

1 teaspoon salt

1 teaspoon pepper

For Salsa:  

2 tablespoon Land O Lakes® Butter in Half Sticks

1/4 cup onions, finely minced

2 garlic cloves, finely minced

Hydrated hibiscus flowers

1 tablespoon balsamic vinegar

1 tablespoon sugar

1 teaspoon salt

1 teaspoon pepper

1/4 cup cilantro


To Prepare Hibiscus Flowers:

Hydrate hibiscus flowers with water; set aside.

To Prepare Salmon:

Pre-heat oven to 350 degrees.

Place salmon in baking dish, season with melted butter, salt, and pepper. Bake at 350 degrees for 20 minutes.

To Prepare Hibiscus Salsa:

Melt butter in a skillet over medium-high heat. Sauté onion and garlic cloves until light and translucent. Stir in hydrated hibiscus leaves and sauté for 3 minutes. Stir in balsamic vinegar, sugar, salt, and pepper and continue to sauté for about 2 minutes until all sugar is dissolved. Serve over warm salmon, top with cilantro.

Courses Dinner

Cuisine Mexican

Recipe by Sweet Life at