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Honey Lime Jalapeno Salmon

Honey Lime Jalapeno Salmon is bursting with sweet and spicy salmon flavor – in just one pan for a delicious, quick healthy dinner! 

 

 

Salmon is one of my absolute favorite things to make for dinner. It’s easy, delicious, full of color and flavor – and it consistently comes out fabulously, even when I’m running short on time.

Salmon is also a great staple for Lent for us – especially because it is so quick and simple, and pairs with so many delicious meals!

 

 

 

This salmon is so deliciously easy – it can be done in under 20 minutes, and doesn’t give off any fishy smell whatsoever.

I didn’t really get to eat a lot of fish growing up because my dad is a little skittish about the smell of fish – so we didn’t really have a ton of it at home – which is a shame, because I really really love Salmon.

 

 
This recipe pairs perfectly over a salad, in tacos, or served up with rice or vegetables. It’s simple and so easy – it will become one of your favorite dinners in no time!
 

Honey Lime Jalapeno Salmon

 

Honey Lime Jalapeno Salmon
 
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Serves: 2-4
Ingredients
  • 2 tbsp grapeseed or other high heat oil
  • ½ lb -1 lb salmon filet
  • 4 tbsp fresh lime juice + zest of 1 lime
  • 2 tbsp garlic paste
  • 1 jalapeno - ½ diced, ½ cut into thin rings
  • 2 tbsp honey
Instructions
  1. Add lime juice, honey, garlic, and jalapeno into bowl and mix well.
  2. In a large nonstick skillet, heat oil on medium high until shimmery.
  3. Add salmon, skin side up, and cook until crisp and browned on one side - about 7 minutes.
  4. Flip salmon onto skin, and cook five minutes.
  5. Drizzle honey jalapeno lime mixture over salmon as it cooks another 5-10 minutes, until salmon is firm and turns light pink. Spoon honey lime mixture that has dribbled off salmon back onto the top as needed.
  6. Serve immediately.

 

 

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