Heart Healthy Chili Lime Salmon

Heart Healthy Chili Lime Salmon

I. Love. Sheet. Pan. Meals.

I love them because they’re quick. I love them because they’re easy. And, maybe most importantly, I love them because clean up takes about a minute.

This is an easy, delicious sheet pan meal that makes fixing a healthy dinner for your family a total breeze.

Heart Healthy Chili Lime Salmon

  • ¼ c. (or juice of 1 lime) lime juice
  • ¼ c. fresh parsley, chopped
  • 1 tbsp. olive oil
  • 1 tbsp. water
  • ½ tbsp. minced garlic
  • ¾ tsp. red chili flakes
  • ½ tsp. ground cumin
  • ¾ tsp. salt
  • ½ tbsp. honey
  • 24 oz. salmon fillets
  • 1/2 medium red bell pepper, chopped
  • 1/2 medium green bell pepper, chopped
  • 1/2 medium yellow bell pepper, chopped
  • 1/2 medium onion, cut into wedges

Instructions

Preheat oven to broil setting on high heat. Spray a baking sheet tray with cooking oil spray; set aside.

Whisk lime juice, parsley, olive oil, water, garlic, chili flakes, cumin, and salt together to combine.

Add the honey and whisk again until well combined.

Toss peppers and onions in marinade to coat.

Add veggies and salmon to a parchment-lined baking sheet and drizzle salmon with remaining marinade.

Bake 10-15 minutes or until salmon flakes and veggies are tender.

Remove from the oven and serve immediately.

Notes & Modifications

Dairy Free. Yep!

Gluten Free.  You bet!

Vegetarian. Skip the salmon and this is a great way to prep delicious veggies.

Nutrition Facts:
Yield: 4 servings; Serving size: 5 oz. salmon and ¼ c. of veggies
Calories: 452; Fat: 26g; Carbohydrates: 9g; Protein: 38g

MFP Listing: MacroEd Chili Lime Salmon

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Ashley Stephens, Ed.D.

Guest Blogger Ashley Stephens is a Huntington native, Marshall graduate, wife and mom of 2 who found a new love of flipping family-friendly recipes into healthier versions. In addition to running an online nutrition education program, Ashley regularly hosts live cooking classes at Huntington’s Kitchen.

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