Chili Lime Grilled Salmon Perfection



Chili Lime Grilled Salmon Perfection

Picture this: a gorgeous fillet of salmon, kissed by flames on a grill, with a zesty and aromatic marinade that makes every bite a delightful journey for your taste buds.

When the sun begins to paint the evening sky, and the air is filled with an inviting smokiness, it’s time to indulge in the Chili Lime Grilled Salmon Perfection. This recipe takes the essence of summer and transforms it into a culinary masterpiece.

Ingredients

  • 4 salmon fillets
  • 1/4 cup olive oil
  • 2 tablespoons fresh lime juice
  • 2 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1 teaspoon chili powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon cumin
  • 1/2 teaspoon paprika
  • Salt and pepper to taste
  • Chopped fresh cilantro for garnish
  • Lime wedges for serving

Instructions

  1. Start by preparing the marinade. In a bowl, whisk together the olive oil, fresh lime juice, minced garlic, chili powder, cumin, paprika, salt, and pepper.
  2. Place the salmon fillets in a resealable plastic bag and pour the marinade over them. Seal the bag and gently massage the marinade into the salmon. Let it marinate in the refrigerator for at least 30 minutes.
  3. Preheat the grill to medium-high heat. Brush the grill grates with oil to prevent sticking.
  4. Remove the salmon from the marinade and shake off any excess. Place the fillets on the grill, skin side down. Grill for about 4-5 minutes per side, or until the salmon flakes easily with a fork.
  5. Once grilled to perfection, remove the salmon from the grill and garnish with chopped cilantro.
  6. Serve the Chili Lime Grilled Salmon with lime wedges on the side, adding an extra burst of citrusy flavor before enjoying.

Prep time: 40 minutes (including marinating time)

Yield: 4 servings

Chili Lime Grilled Salmon Perfection is a symphony of flavors and textures. The tangy lime, smoky chili, and delicate salmon come together to create a dish that’s as visually stunning as it is delicious. Whether you’re hosting a summer barbecue or craving a wholesome dinner, this recipe promises a memorable dining experience.

Nutrition information: Calories per serving – 280, Fat – 18g, Protein – 24g, Carbohydrates – 4g

Picture yourself savoring every bite of this culinary marvel – the succulent salmon, the zesty lime, and the tantalizing spices. Chili Lime Grilled Salmon Perfection is more than a dish; it’s an invitation to embrace the joys of summer and celebrate good food with your loved ones. So fire up the grill, let the flavors dance, and relish a meal that’s truly a work of art.

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