Blackened Harissa-Spiced Salmon Wrap


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Blackened Harissa-Spiced Salmon Wrap

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Spicy harissa salmon gets a kick of sweetness from a homemade pomegranate and mandarin salsa. You won't be able to get enough of this sweet and spicy wrap.

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Servings and Ingredients

Serves 4
3 Hy-Vee Short Cuts peeled mandarin oranges, chopped
⅓ c. pomegranate seeds
¼ c. Hy-Vee Short Cuts chopped white onions
2 tbsp. fresh cilantro, chopped
1 tbsp. fresh jalapeno pepper, seeded and finely chopped
1 tbsp. fresh lime juice
1 (1-to-1-1/4-lbs.) Verlasso center-cut skinless fresh salmon fillet, about 1-inch thick
1 tsp. Gustare Vita olive oil, divided
2 tbsp. harissa spice blend
1 tsp. Hy-Vee kosher sea salt
½ tsp. Hy-Vee dried thyme leaves
1 tbsp. Hy-Vee unsalted butter
12 Hy-Vee romaine lettuce leaves, center ribs removed
4 Hy-Vee burrito-size flour tortillas
½ c. Mexican crema, or Hy-Vee sour cream

Things To Grab

  • Small bowl
  • Paper towels
  • 10-inch cast iron skillet
  • Meat thermometer


  1. Preheat oven to 425 degrees. For salsa, combine oranges, pomegranate seeds, onions, cilantro, jalapeno pepper, and lime juice; set aside.

    Hyvee Culinary Expert Tip
    Chile peppers contain volatile oils that can burn your skin and eyes. When working with hot peppers, wear protective gloves.
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  2. Pat salmon dry. Rub salmon with 1/2 teaspoon oil. Combine harissa, kosher salt, and thyme; rub on both sides of salmon.

  3. Heat remaining 1/2 teaspoon oil in a 10-inch cast iron skillet over medium-high heat. Add salmon; sear salmon 2 to 4 minutes turning once. Add butter to skillet; transfer skillet to oven. Bake 5 to 7 minutes or until salmon flakes with a fork (145 degrees). Transfer salmon to cutting board; cool slightly. Flake salmon into large pieces.

  4. Layer lettuce leaves on each tortilla. Top with salmon and salsa; drizzle with Mexican crema. Fold in sides and roll-up.

Nutrition facts


590 Calories per serving

Amounts Per Serving

  • Total Fat: 30g
  • Cholesterol: 85mg
  • Sodium: 1100mg
  • Total Carbohydrates: 51g
  • Protein: 31g

Daily Values

Iron 15%
Calcium 15%
Vitamin D 60%
Potassium 15%

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Seasons January 2020