This citrus spicy baked salmon is one of the signature dishes of my Uncle Joe. My aunt always says, “It’s in your blood that’s why you know how to cook.” Who doesn’t like to cook and eat in my family? One of them is my Uncle Joe.
He lives about 4 hours away from us. So, we visited both my uncle and aunt quite often before my little one came along.
My uncle has a few signature dishes that he is always so proud of. One of them is the world’s best prime rib. And I can tell you that you cannot find any better than his, not even in the most expensive restaurants. This is definitely one of them.
Prep Time: 5 Minutes Cook Time: 10 Minutes Serving: 4
I like to serve sweet corn on the side to balance out the heat from the cayenne pepper.
your family, there may be some like the crispy skin on the fish. Some
just think that fish skin is not very appetizing. With this easy
healthy recipe, you can make everybody happy. Yes, you can make
Before putting the fish into the oven, simply ask who wants the crispy skin and who doesn't. Those loves the crispy skin, you simply put that piece skin side up on the baking sheet. Skin side down for those don't want to bother with the skin. When it is cooked, the skin will be separated from the fish easily.
2 – 2 ½ pounds Salmon Filet (about ½ - ¾ LB per serving; skin-on; optional. Also, feel free to purchase the fish cut into your preferred portion instead of a whole filet as in this picture)
1 Lime (cut in 4 wedges)
½ teaspoon Salt (divided)
¼ teaspoon Black Pepper (divided)
1/8 teaspoon Ground Cayenne Pepper
(For side dish only)
1 pound Frozen Sweet Corn Kernels
½ teaspoon Salt
1/8 teaspoon Black Pepper
1 ½ tablespoons Butter
Different thickness of the fillet requires different cooking time.
Feel free to cook the corn kernels on stove top. It will take longer to cook though.
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