Garlic Lime Salmon Recipe
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Garlic Lime Salmon Recipe

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This moist and tender fish is lightly seasoned, so leftovers work well in other recipes. —Gail Uchwat, Sand Springs, Oklahoma
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 30 min.
MAKES:8 servings
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TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 30 min.
MAKES: 8 servings


  • 1/2 cup canola oil
  • 1 medium onion, finely chopped
  • 1 teaspoon grated lime peel
  • 2 tablespoons lime juice
  • 1 garlic clove, minced
  • 2 salmon fillets (about 1-1/2 pounds each)

Nutritional Facts

1 serving (4 ounces) equals 380 calories, 30 g fat (5 g saturated fat), 67 mg cholesterol, 68 mg sodium, 3 g carbohydrate, 1 g fiber, 23 g protein.


  1. Preheat broiler. In a small bowl, mix the first five ingredients. Place salmon fillets on a broiler pan, skin side down. Broil 4-6 in. from heat 15-20 minutes or until fish just begins to flake easily with a fork. Brush frequently with onion mixture during the last 5 minutes of cooking. Yield: 8 servings.
Originally published as Garlic Lime Salmon in Quick Cooking March/April 2001, p42

Full-Bodied White Wine

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

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Reviewed Mar. 17, 2014

"Good and easy, but would try marinating for a while first to try and boost the flavor."

Reviewed Jan. 5, 2013

"very quick & oh so good"

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