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Chili-Lime Grilled Salmon

Christian love salmon!  While pizza or burgers are usually an 8 year old's favorite meal, Christian always chooses seafood, especially salmon.  So last week I  decided to try a new salmon recipe on the grill.  Normally we smoke a whole salmon with a brown sugar rub.  It's always delicious, but it was time for a change along with smaller portions.  I found this "Chili-Lime Grilled Salmon" recipe in an old cooking magazine of mine that sounded good.

I served the salmon with Mediterranean Barley Salad and Sauteed Red Swiss Chard with pine nuts, mushrooms, and a tiny bit of Mrs. Dash Southwest Chipotle.  The salmon was very tasty and everyone enjoyed it, except for Alexander who was too busy eating the barley.  It was a great summery dish that I will try again.

Chili-Lime Grilled Salmon


1/2 tsp sugar
1/4 tsp ground cumin
1/4 tsp chili powder
2 tsp lime juice
4 salmon filets
4 lime or lemon wedges


1) Mix all ingredients except salmon & wedges.  Spread mixture over flesh-side of salmon
2) Grill salmon, skin side down over medium heat.  Cook for 15 - 18 minutes or until flesh flakes easy with a fork.
Do not turn salmon


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