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Grilled Chili-Lime Salmon

Grilled Chili-Lime Salmon

Fire up the grill! With a zingy dry rub and a hint of zesty lime, this heart healthy salmon recipe will tantalize your taste buds. It‘s great for backyard barbecues or just as a change of pace from your regular dinner routine.


Dry rub
½ teaspoon garlic powder
½ teaspoon chili powder
½ teaspoon cumin
½ teaspoon salt
½ teaspoon black pepper
½ teaspoon paprika
4 salmon fillets, about 5 ounces each
1 avocado, sliced thin (1/6 per serving)
8 lime wedges


Preheat grill for medium heat (350°F).
Combine rub ingredients in a small bowl.
Rub spice mixture evenly onto both sides of salmon fillet.
Place salmon onto the grill, top side down, then turn halfway through cooking. Cook for 15-20 minutes until desired internal temperature is reached (medium = 150°F).
Slice avocado thinly, fan 1/6 avocado on each plate as garnish).
Once cooked, serve salmon fillet with 2 lime wedges and avocado.
Using a dry rub on fish, meat, or poultry is a great option to maintain flavor while grilling without all the salt. Be creative! You can use everything from herbs and spices to coffee.

Nutrition Information

Serving Size: 5 oz.

Amount Per Serving

Calories: 251
Fat: 13g
Saturated Fat: 2g
Protein: 28g
Total Carbohydrates: 3g
Dietary Fiber: 2g
Cholesterol: 78mg
Sodium: 297mg

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