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SWEET CILANTRO LIME SALMON

Salmon is smothered in a sweet and spicy brown sugar and lime sauce, then baked and sprinkled with clean cilantro in this quick and healthful dinner.

SWEET CILANTRO LIME SALMON
SWEET CILANTRO LIME SALMON

INGREDIENTS

  • 1.5-2 pounds salmon
  • Salt and pepper, to taste
  • 1/3 cup olive oil
  • 2 tablespoons lime juice
  • 3 tablespoons brown sugar
  • 2 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1/2 teaspoon red pepper flakes
  • Chopped fresh cilantro, for garnish

INSTRUCTIONS

  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Line a large baking sheet with parchment paper. Place salmon on baking sheet and season with salt and pepper.
  2. In a small bowl, whisk together olive oil, lime juice, brown sugar, garlic, and red pepper flakes. Pour mixture over salmon.
  3. Cook for 15-20 minutes or until salmon is cooked through and flakes easily with a fork. If desired, turn on the broiler during the last 5 minutes of cooking to caramelize the glaze. Sprinkle with chopped cilantro before serving.
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