Carol White Recipe

Honey Chipotle Salmon

By Carol White Mstwinkie


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Serves:
4
Prep Time:
Cook Time:
Cooking Method:
Bake

Carol's Story

Just the right portion size; Salmon is high in protein and fiber. Salmon's reputation as a healthy food is largely based on its unusual omega-3 fatty acid content. It is normal for 4 ounces of salmon to contain at least 2 grams of omega-3 fats - more than the average U.S. adult gets from all food over the course of several days. This omega-3 fat comes in two forms: EPA and DHA. However, salmon is also rich in other properties, such as vitamin D and selenium, each of which have their own powerful health benefits.

Ingredients

4
salmon fillets ( 4 -5 ounces each skinless)
MAKING HONEY CHIPOTLE RUB
3 Tbsp
honey
2 Tbsp
olive oil
1 tsp
sea salt ( or any course salt)
4 Tbsp
chipotle chili powder
1 Tbsp
garlic powder
1 Tbsp
onion powder
1 tsp
paprika
1 Tbsp
italian seasoning
garlish - fresh scallions and lemon slices

Directions Step-By-Step

1
Preheat the oven to 450° F – line large baking sheet with aluminum foil (for easy clean-up), then spray non-stick cooking spray on lined baking sheet. If you have a roasting rack, then place the rack on top of foil lined pan.
2
In medium size bowl combine honey, olive oil, sea salt, chipotle chili powder, garlic and onion powder, paprika and Italian season.
3
Place the salmon on a plate and spoon the mixture over fillets, spreading it to coat each piece of salmon evenly. Then place each fillet on baking sheet about an inch apart from each other.
4
Bake salmon for about 15 – 20 minutes or until cooked through.
5
Remove from oven and garnish with fresh scallions and serve with lemon slices.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Fish
Main Ingredient: Fish
Regional Style: American
Other Tag: Healthy
Hashtags: #salmon, #honey, #chipotle

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16 Comments

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Carol White Mstwinkie
Mar 28, 2014
Juile... Thanks
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Julie S. jooshoo
Mar 27, 2014
An update - made this again last night, using 3 teaspoons of chipotle chili powder instead of tablespoons; what a difference. The subtle nuances of the spice blend, the sweetness of the honey...this dish sang. My family loved it. 'Reminded me of something Emeril would do. Thank you, Carol! -This is a keeper!
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Carol White Mstwinkie
Nov 20, 2013
Thanks for the feed back Julie. We like it spicy. Thanks for trying the recipe.
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Julie S. jooshoo
Nov 18, 2013
Made this tonight and wowzah! -Used 3 Tbsp. chipotle pepper and it was WAY too spicy for us. Overpowered anything else going on (including the fish). Cooking directions were spot on. 'Going to lower it to 3 or 4 tsp. next time.
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Kelly Finan kellyinnj
Jul 21, 2013
Thanks for responding. I did only use 3 tbsp and added more olive oil based on another comment. It never thinned out for me. Think I may try adding some lime juice to thin out the left over paste.