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Baked Spiced Salmon Recipe

Baked Spiced Salmon Recipe

The cool yogurt sauce is a pleasant accompaniment to the spice-rubbed fish.
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 30 min. YIELD:4 servings

Ingredients

  • 4 salmon fillets (6 ounces each)
  • 3 tablespoons lime juice, divided
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground ginger
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground coriander
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground cumin
  • 1/8 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 1/8 teaspoon cayenne pepper
  • 3/4 cup (6 ounces) plain yogurt
  • 3 green onions, sliced
  • 2 tablespoons minced fresh cilantro

Directions

  • 1. Place the salmon in a greased 13-in. x 9-in. baking dish. Drizzle with 2 tablespoons lime juice. Combine the salt, ginger, coriander, cumin, cinnamon and cayenne; sprinkle over salmon.
  • 2. Bake, uncovered, at 425° for 18-22 minutes or until fish flakes easily with a fork. Meanwhile, in a small bowl, combine the yogurt, onions, cilantro and remaining lime juice. Serve with salmon. Yield: 4 servings.

Nutritional Facts

1 fillet with about 4-1/2 teaspoons sauce equals 347 calories, 20 g fat (5 g saturated fat), 106 mg cholesterol, 417 mg sodium, 4 g carbohydrate, 1 g fiber, 36 g protein.

Wine Pairings

Full-Bodied White Wine

Enjoy this recipe with a full-bodied white wine such as Chardonnay or Viognier.