Chili-lime salmon

Heather Disarro

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Chili-lime salmon brings out the amazing flavor of fresh salmon and adds a little kick of its own with delicious garlic and chili powder.

Chili lime salmon

Chili-lime salmon

Serves 4


  • 1 pound salmon, cut into 4 filets
  • Lime zest from 1 lime
  • 1-1/2 teaspoons chili powder
  • 1 teaspoon sugar
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon pepper
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil


  1. Preheat oven to 500 degrees F and line a baking sheet with foil.
  2. Place each salmon filet skin side down on the prepared baking sheet.
  3. Blot each filet with a paper towel to dry the salmon.
  4. In a bowl, combine the lime zest, chili powder, sugar, salt and pepper.
  5. Rub the lime zest mixture into each salmon filet.
  6. Drizzle all of the filets evenly with the olive oil.
  7. Roast for 6 to 8 minutes just until the salmon is cooked through and flaky.
  8. Serve hot with extra lime wedges.

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Heather Disarro
Heather is the writer behind the food blog, Heather’s Dish, and the coordinator of the beauty blog, Faces of Beauty. She and her husband live at the base of the Rocky Mountains in the Denver metro area and are constantly active, especially with their two crazy lab mixes Bunker and Keira. They had their first baby, Weston, in March 2012 and have been boundlessly blessed by him every day of his life. You can find more at Heather’s personal blogs, Heather’s Dish and Faces of Beauty or send her a tweet at @heathersdish.