Margarita Salmon

Margarita Salmon


"A nice, light, healthy summertime dinner. Salmon is marinated in a lime and honey mixture. And anytime I add lime to a dish, I want a margarita the size of my head to go with it!"


50 m servings 308 cals
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  • Calories:
  • 308 kcal
  • 15%
  • Fat:
  • 18.2 g
  • 28%
  • Carbs:
  • 11.1g
  • 4%
  • Protein:
  • 24.7 g
  • 49%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 70 mg
  • 23%
  • Sodium:
  • 69 mg
  • 3%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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  1. Place salmon fillets in a 9x13 inch baking dish. In a small bowl, stir together the lime juice, honey, brown sugar, and olive oil. Pour over the salmon. Cover and refrigerate for 30 minutes to marinate.
  2. Preheat the oven to 450 degrees F (220 degrees C). Season the salmon with salt and pepper.
  3. Bake for 15 minutes in the center of the preheated oven, or until fish flakes easily with a fork. Garnish with lime slices, and serve immediately.


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  • 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. 98 Ratings


We really enjoyed this recipe. I baked it in a foil packet as recommended and that kept it very moist and full of flavour. We poured more of the sauce over the salmon once it was baked to add mo...

Where's the tequila? I wonder if that would taste good! This is a nice simple marinade. I added chopped garlic and a dash of cayenne. Served with curried rice pilaf from this site and sauteed sw...

Hands down my favorite salmon recipe. The lime juice and the honey cut through the richness of the salmon and make it very light and fresh tasting.

I have made this a few times now and each time I get rave reviews!! My secret is I add a splash of tequila to the marinade and let it marinade longer than 30 minutes....who ever heard of a marga...

This recipe needs some major rework. It is bland to a fault, I will definitely not be using as-is again. I used fresh caught coho salmon (what a waste!). Next time I will add pressed garlic, kos...

This recipe was fabulous. I used sockeye salmon and I added a shot of tequila and cilantro to the marinade. I served it with a cold orzo salad with feta cheese, spinach, red onion and balsami...

This was delicious. I recommend marinating the salmon longer- a few hours or so. I ran out of brown sugar so I added a ½ tablespoon of Karo syrup (brown sugar variety) to the other ingredients...

This was yummy! It was very light tasting and easy to make. I had to replace the orange blossom honey with clover honey. Either way it I will still be cooking this one again.

This recipe was great base!! I customized it using juice of 3 limes, 1/4 c. honey, 2 Tbsp. brown sugar, sliced green onions, and 1 tsp. minced garlic. I marinated it for 2 hours. I used the f...