Spicy Roasted Wild Salmon Dinner Fillets


  • 1 (6-ounce) wild Alaskan salmon dinner fillet, cut into 2 equal pieces
  • 1 tablespoon plus 1½ teaspoons fresh lime juice
  • 1 large clove garlic, minced
  • ¼ teaspoon red pepper
  • ¼ teaspoon ground cumin
  • ¼ teaspoon oregano leaves
  • 1/8-teaspoon black pepper
  • 2 tablespoon low fat margarine
  • 2 teaspoons minced fresh cilantro


  1. Preheat oven to 400F.
  2. Spray a shallow 1- quart baking dish with nonstick cooking spray.
  3. Place salmon, skin side down, in prepared dish.
  4. Pour 1 tablespoon lime juice over fillets. Marinate at room temperature for 15 minutes.
  5. Combine garlic, red pepper, cumin, oregano, black pepper, cilantro and blend into margarine; divide mixture evenly.
  6. Pat salmon lightly with paper towel, then gently spread margarine mixture onto tops of salmon.
  7. Roast 10-15 minutes or until salmon is opaque and flakes when tested with fork. Can also be cooked at 275F for 25-30 minutes.

Recipe submitted by A. Limbaug, Texas in SeaBear's online Smoked Salmon Recipe Contest

Serves 2.

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