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Island Spiced Salmon Recipe

Island Spiced Salmon Recipe

From Bullhead City, Arizona, Kathryn Samodell shares her tasty treatment for salmon. "This mildly sweet and spicy rub is delicious on the moist fish and is a nice switch from traditional butter and lemon," she says.
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 5 min. + chilling Bake: 20 min. YIELD:8 servings

Ingredients

  • 2 tablespoons brown sugar
  • 2 tablespoons chili powder
  • 2 teaspoons ground cumin
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 1 salmon fillet (2 pounds)

Directions

  • 1. In a small bowl, combine the first five ingredients; mix well. Rub over flesh side of fillet; refrigerate for 30 minutes. Place skin side down in a 13-in. x 9-in. baking dish coated with cooking spray. Bake at 375° for 20-25 minutes or until fish flakes easily with a fork. Yield: 8 servings.

Nutritional Facts

One serving (4 ounces cooked salmon) equals 229 calories, 13 g fat (3 g saturated fat), 67 mg cholesterol, 382 mg sodium, 5 g carbohydrate, 1 g fiber, 23 g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 3 lean meat, 1 fat.

Wine Pairings

Full-Bodied White Wine

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