Cherokee Tribal Food Distribution Program

Sweet Chili Lime Salmon

Sweet Chili Lime Salmon

This recipe for Sweet Chili Lime Salmon is an easy to prepare, protein-packed meal that is rich in omega 3 fatty acids, potassium and b vitamins. The garlic, lime juice, cumin, and peppers work together to make this dish incredibly flavorful and with only 10 minutes of prep time and 25 minutes of cooking, you can have a savory dinner ready in 35 minutes. Salmon is offered as one of the bonus items that sometimes come in our food package, so make sure to save this recipe for when you receive salmon!
(Don’t forget to reserve some of the marinade for the end! The secret to this flavorful dish is reserving the marinade to pour onto the salmon, once the fish and vegetables have finished cooking.)
Want more veggies with your Salmon? This recipe for sautéed greens is a great option.
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 15 minutes
Total Time 25 minutes
Course Main Course
Cuisine American
Servings 4
Calories 446 kcal


  • cooking spray
  • 2 limes
  • ¼ cup parsley
  • 2 tbsp olive oil
  • 1 clove garlic
  • ½ tsp crushed red pepper flakes
  • 2 tbsp cumin
  • 2 tbsp honey
  • 4 salmon filets
  • 1 red bell pepper cut into one inch chunks
  • 1 green bell pepper cut into one inch chunks
  • 1 yellow bell pepper cut into one inch chunks
  • 1 onion cut into wedges
  • 2 cups cooked brown rice optional


  • Preheat oven to Broil on high heat. Cover baking sheet with foil. Spray with cooking spray
  • In a large bowl whisk lime juice, parsley, olive oil, garlic, red pepper, cumin and honey.
  • Add peppers and onions to the bowl and toss to coat.
  • Place salmon skin side down on the pan.
  • Place onions and peppers around the fish on the baking sheet. Reserve the remaining marinade.
  • Broil salmon and veggies for 12-15 minutes until salmon is cooked through (145 F)
  • Remove from the oven, pour remaining marinade over salmon and veggies. Serve over brown rice.


Amount per serving
calories   446
total fat   12.3g   16%
saturated fat   1.9g   10%
cholesterol   69mg   23%
sodium   183mg   8%
total carbohydrates   58g   21%
dietary fiber   5.1g   18%
total sugars   13.7g
protein   30.3g
calcium   89mg   7%
iron   4mg   24%
potassium   888mg   19%
Keyword fish

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