Mexican Salmon

Mexican Salmon


"Salmon steaks are marinated in a tangy lime juice mixture, broiled, and served with lettuce, tomatoes, green onions and lime wedges. This recipe is great on the grill, too!"


1 h 30 m servings 394 cals
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Original recipe yields 4 servings



  • Calories:
  • 394 kcal
  • 20%
  • Fat:
  • 21.6 g
  • 33%
  • Carbs:
  • 11.9g
  • 4%
  • Protein:
  • 38.2 g
  • 76%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 119 mg
  • 40%
  • Sodium:
  • 298 mg
  • 12%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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  1. In a medium nonreactive bowl, mix olive oil, juice of 2 limes, roasted red peppers, garlic, allspice, cinnamon, cumin, sugar, salt and pepper. Place salmon steaks in bowl, and rub with the mixture. Cover, and marinate in the refrigerator at least 1 hour.
  2. Preheat the broiler. Arrange salmon steaks on a medium broiler pan, and broil 3 to 5 minutes on each side, until flesh is easily flaked with a fork.
  3. Mix tomato wedges and green onions in a small bowl. Serve salmon with the tomato mixture and lettuce. Garnish with lime wedges.


  • Editor's Note:
  • The nutrition data for this recipe includes information for the full amount of the marinade ingredients. Depending on marinating time, ingredients, cooking method, etc., the actual amount of the marinade consumed will vary.
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  1. 44 Ratings


Thanks Kel! This is my family's favorite fish marinade. We use it for tilapia a lot as well as big sea scallops. We usually grill the fish after marinating. There isn't a thing I would change. T...

Fabulous! This is without a boubt one of the best salmon recipies I have tried.

This was a nice change to Salmon, will use it again.

Fantastic! Skipped the traditional salad and served w/a fall salad of butternut squash (cubbed and grilled w/cumin, oo, salt, & pepper), black beans, corn, and diced red bell pepper and a side ...

I really enjoyed this recipe. I left out the cinnamon and doubled the cumin. It was great served over a mixed salad. I topped mine with avocado, tomato and queso fresco. I know they say fish...

I agree with most of the above reviews. I followed the recipe with the only exception being that I barbecued the salmon instead of broiling it. The salmon was nicely seasoned and moist and wa...

Followed the marinade ingredients to a 'T' and marinated the salmon filet for 2 hours before broiling as instructed...the flavors just didn't pop...guess I thought it would be more dramatic than...

This recipe was excellent! I added a little chipotle to the marinade to make it a little more mexican.

Hmmm...We love salmon and eat alot of it since my heart attack a few years ago. I think I might pass on this recipe, maybe I didnt allow it to marinate long enough, needs longer than an hour. Th...