Spicy Lime Salmon

Prep Time 3 hours
Cook Time 10 minutes
Total Time 3 hours 10 minutes
Servings 4 servings


  • 3 large limes juiced
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 3 cloves garlic peeled
  • 1 small onion peeled
  • 1/3 cup chopped cilantro
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons sea salt
  • 1 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper
  • 1 cup low sodium chicken broth
  • 4 wild salmon filets 6 ounce
  • 2 tablespoons coconut oil


  • DO-AHEAD TIP: Marinate Salmon 3-4 hours or overnight.
  • In a food processor, combine all ingredients except salmon and coconut oil. Blend until smooth. Place salmon in a large zipper topped plastic bag and pour mixture over the top, be sure to fully saturate all sides of salmon filets.
  • Seal bag and place it in the refrigerator for 3 to 4 hours or overnight.
  • At time of cooking, remove salmon from refrigerator and marinade. In a large skillet, heat coconut oil over medium high heat. Sear salmon for 3 to 4 minutes per side or until cooked through (should flake easily with a fork).


SERVING SUGGESTIONS: Serve with steamed green beans.
NUTRITION: 377 Calories; 20g Fat; 38g Protein; 15g Carbohydrate; 1g Dietary Fiber; 88mg Cholesterol; 952mg Sodium. Exchanges: 0 Grain (Starch); 5 Lean Meat; 1/2 Vegetable; 1/2 Fruit; 2 1/2 Fat.
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